KATY, Texas (AP) Christopher Galbreath Jr. had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Sam Houston State held off a late rally from Houston Baptist for a 63-59 victory on Thursday night in the second round of the Southland Conference Tournament.
No. 5 seed Sam Houston State (21-12) plays top-seeded New Orleans in a Friday semifinal. No. 4 seed Houston Baptist (17-13) had its nine-game win streak snapped.
John Dewey III added 14 points and Dakarai Henderson 12 for the Bearkats.