Sam Houston St. 63, Cent. Arkansas 52
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP)
Sam Houston State (11-6, 4-1 Southland) also had a 44-34 rebounding advantage, with Thomas leading the way with eight.
Sam Houston State had a 26-18 scoring edge off the bench and an 11-6 edge off second-chance points.
Neither team shot the ball well. Sam Houston State had a field-goal percentage of 38.5 percent, while Central Arkansas had just 35.7.