A 15-6 run midway through the first half sparked the host Texas A&M
University-Commerce men's basketball to its third-straight win in a
65-49 win over Southeastern Oklahoma State on Saturday afternoon.
A&M-Commerce (12-8, 3-2 LSC North) senior DeUndrae Spraggins scored a
game-high 21 points to lead the Lions in the win. For the East St.
Louis native, it marks the seventh game in a row that he has been the
top scorer for A&M-Commerce. Also, in the win, he was 9-for-12 from
the field, including 3-for-4 from beyond the 3-point line.
Southeastern Oklahoma State (3-17, 0-5 LSC North) played with a heavy
heart as the father-in-law of head coach Tony Robinson passed away on
Friday night. The Savage Storm, who lost their eighth-straight game,
got a double double from Carlin Whitten, who scored 15 points and 11
rebounds in the defeat.
The Lions saw its 15-point halftime lead cut to nine, 39-30, as SOSU
scored the first six points of the second half with 16:21 to go.
Again, A&M-Commerce had an answer with a decisive 20-8 run en route to
A&M-Commerce returns to action on Wednesday against Southwestern
Oklahoma State at 8 p.m. The Bulldogs will come to Commerce with a
13-7 overall record and 4-1 in the Lone Star Conference North