Houston Baptist blows by Arlington Baptist 103-77 (Dec 17, 2016)

BY AP • December 17, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) Colter Lasher tied his career-best with 28 points and Reveal Chukwujekwu added 21 as Houston Baptist dominated the second half to take a 103-77 win over Arlington Baptist on Saturday night.

Lasher made 12 of 18 field goal attempts. Chukwujekwu grabbed 14 rebounds for the Huskies (4-5).

Houston Baptist was up 47-44 at the half. Arlington Baptist had a hot first half, making 18 of 26 (68 percent) from the floor but that fell off considerably in the second period, finishing with 31-of-60 (51.7 percent) shooting. The Huskies shot 50 percent in the first half but got even better, making 43 of 71 (60.6 percent) for the game.

Houston Baptist slowly pulled away in the second half, going up 78-65 midway in the final period. The Huskies finished the game on a 28-12 run.

Cedric Carson led Arlington Baptist with 27 points and Kel Wallace added 12.

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