Sam Houston St. 78, Texas-Arlington 74
Josten Crow scored 20 points and Sam Houston State held off Texas-Arlington 78-74 Wednesday night.
Gilberto Clavell added 19 points to reach 1,000 in less than two full seasons with the Bearkats (12-10, 5-4 Southland), and Lance Pevehouse had 12.
Cameron Catlett had a career-high 23 points while Armani Williams scored 11 for the Mavericks (11-11, 5-4).
Sam Houston State led 56-43 with 8:52 remaining before Texas-Arlington whittled away the lead, getting as close as four on five occasions. The Bearkats didn't allow the Mavericks to get any closer and sealed the win by hitting 11-of-14 free throws in the final 1:52.
Clavell, a junior college transfer, has 1,001 points in 55 games with Sam Houston State.