|Southland Tournament - Houston Baptist Falls 81-79 Against Lamar - Game Recap|
Lamar got a 25-point performance from Josh Nzeakor, who added 13 rebounds as Lamar ran past Houston Baptist 81-79 on Wednesday at Leonard E. Merrell Center.
Lamar got 18 points from Jordan Hunter and another 10 points from Nick Garth. Nick Garth contributed 6 assists, while Josh Nzeakor cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Houston Baptist got a 19-point performance from Jalon Gates, who was supported by 16 points from Edward Hardt. Ian DuBose had 4 assists in a losing cause for Houston Baptist, while Edward Hardt grabbed 6 rebounds.
Lamar was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Lamar as they grabbed 42 boards, while Houston Baptist only had 23