EDINBURG, Texas (AP) Lesley Varner II recorded career highs in points and rebounds and tied a career-high steals mark and UT Rio Grande Valley beat Sam Houston State 90-86 in double overtime on Tuesday night.
Varner scored 33 points with 13 rebounds and five steals.
Kai Mitchell made back-to-back jump shots for Sam Houston State to tie it at 86 in the second overtime, but the Bearkats never scored again. Jordan Jackson made a pair of foul shots with 74 seconds to go and Varner sealed it with a pair of foul shots with 2 seconds left. Sam Houston State missed its last four shots.