Texas St. 101, Sam Houston St. 97

John Rybak scored 25 points, including a free throw that sent

the game into overtime, to lead Texas State to a 101-97 win over

Sam Houston State on Saturday in the final regular season matchup

for both teams.

Ryan White scored eight points for the Bobcats (15-15, 9-7

Southland) in the extra period, including going 6-for-6 from the

line. Texas State outscored the Bearkats (22-7, 14-2) in overtime

14-10 for the win.

White finished with 19 points while Emmanuel Bidias A’ Moute

added 16, Cameron Johnson 13 and Uriel Segura 10 for the

Bobcats.

The Bearkats’ Gilberto Clavell scored a career-high 35 points,

Josten Crow had 21, Ashton Mitchell 16 and Corey Allmond 12.

Sam Houston State has the No. 1 seed heading into the Southland

Conference tournament next week. Texas State clinched a spot in the

tournament, but its spot depends on the outcomes of other Saturday

games.