Galbreath scores 22, Sam Houston State hangs on to win 57-55
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) Chris Galbreath Jr. scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Sam Houston State survived late turnovers to edge Little Rock 57-55 on Friday night.
Trailing 57-49 with under two minutes left, Little Rock (2-9) turned three straight turnovers into a bucket by Ben Marcus and consecutive jumpers by Andre Jones to get within two. The teams exchanged misses before the Trojans had a lob pass inside stolen with two seconds left.
Galbreath was 9 of 11 from the field, making both of his 3-point attempts, for the Bearkats (6-5), who are 5-0 at home. John Dewey III, whose 3-point play gave Sam Houston State its final points with 2:06 remaining, finished with 11 points and seven assists.
Cameron Corcoran scored 11 points and Jones and Anthony Black 10 each for the Trojans, who lost their third straight.
Little Rock used an 18-2 run to take the lead in the first half and led by four at the break. Sam Houston State used an 18-3 run in the second half, led by nine points from Galbreath, to go in front.