Bearkats take down Pilots 65-56 at home

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HUNTSVILLE — Freshman Alexis Green and sophomore LaToya Bennett each scored 14 points to lead Sam Houston State to a 65-56 non-conference women’s basketball victory over LSU-Shreveport at Johnson Coliseum Tuesday night.

Sam Houston State is off to a 2-0 start for the first time since 1988. The Bearkats opened last Saturday with a victory over Texas Southern.

Another freshman, Whitney Smith, added 10 points for Sam Houston.

For the game, the Bearkats shot 45.5 per cent from the field, hitting 25 of 55 field goals.

Sam Houston won the battle of the boards with 48 rebounds to the Pilots’ 31.