Atwood, Sullivan combine to lead Lamar past Sam Houston St.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — T.J. Atwood scored 20 points and Avery Sullivan scored 18 and Lamar beat Sam Houston State 77-65 on Wednesday night.
Atwood and Sullivan both finished 8-of-11 shooting, Davion Buster scored 14 points and Anderson Kopp scored 12 for the Cardinals (14-13, 8-8 Southland Conference). Lamar has won back-to-back contests and four of its last six. The Cardinals led 36-35 at halftime and started the second half with a 14-5 run and led by 10. Sam Houston State (17-10, 10-6) never got within six points the rest of the way.