HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) Kai Mitchell and Cameron Delaney each scored eight points in overtime as Sam Houston State pulled away for an 84-74 victory over Nicholls on Wednesday night.
Mitchell had a layup, converted a 3-point play and added three free throws in the extra period. Delaney made a 3-pointer and five shots from the free-throw line as the Bearkats (18-9, 13-1 Southland Conference) outscored Nicholls 17-7 in overtime.
Marcus Harris' layup for Sam Houston State tied it at 67 with 57 seconds left. Each team then missed a 3-point attempt to force overtime.