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Abilene Christian Wildcats (13-16)


Thu. 2/16 Wed. 2/22 Sat. 2/25 Wed. 3/1 Sat. 3/4
@ McNe 
W 82-78
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vs. TA&MCC 
L 44-56
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@ SamHou 
W 84-81
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vs. IncWor 
L 75-89
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@ HouBap 
L 72-81
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Houston Baptist beats Abilene Christian, 81-72, tie for 2nd

HOUSTON (AP) Atif Russell and Colter Lasher combined to score 38 points and Houston Baptist closed out its regular season with an 81-72 win over Abilene Christian Saturday night.

Houston Baptist (17-12, 12-6) finishes in a three-way tie with Stephen F. Austin and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi for second place in the Southland Conference. The Islanders own the tiebreaker and claim the No. 2 seed. The Lumberjacks are the No. 3 seed and the Huskies the No. 4; both play quarterfinal-round games Thursday in Katy, Texas.

The Wildcats (13-16, 7-11) took a 33-30 lead at intermission but Reveal Chukwujekwu gave Houston Baptist the lead for good with his three-point play with 15:36 left.

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Leaders
Points: J. Lewis13.7
Rebounds: J. Lewis6.6
Assists: J. Lewis2.1
FG%: J. Lewis51.2%
FT%: J. Friday82.4%
3P%: D. Green40.4%
Steals: J. Franklin1.8
Blocks: J. Friday1.3
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga37-2
3 Kansas31-5
4 Arizona32-5
5 North Carolina33-7
6 Kentucky32-6
7 Duke28-9
8 UCLA31-5
9 Oregon33-6
10 Louisville25-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 North Carolina33-7
2 Gonzaga37-2
3 Oregon33-6
4 Kansas31-5
5 Kentucky32-6
6 South Carolina26-11
7 Arizona32-5
8 Villanova32-4
9 UCLA31-5
10 Florida27-9
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Southland Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
New Orleans 13-5 20-12
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 12-6 24-12
Houston Baptist 12-6 17-14
Stephen F. Austin 12-6 18-15
Sam Houston State 10-8 21-13
Lamar 10-8 19-15
Southeastern Louisiana 9-9 16-16
Nicholls 7-11 14-17
Northwestern State 7-11 13-16
Abilene Christian 7-11 13-16
Incarnate Word 7-11 12-17
Central Arkansas 7-11 8-24
McNeese State 4-14 7-22
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