HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Kai Mitchell scored 19 points with six rebounds and Sam Houston State rallied to beat Southeastern Louisiana 67-62 on Wednesday night.
Mitchell was 9-of-16 shooting, blocked four shots with three assists and three steals.
The Bearkats (11-5, 4-1 Southland) outscored Southeastern Louisiana 14-6 in the last five minutes to secure the win. Xavier Bryant made a pair of foul shots for a 57-56 Sam Houston State lead with 3:46 left and never trailed again.
Southeastern Louisiana (4-11, 1-3) led 38-25 at halftime before the Bearkats proceeded to outscore the Lions 16-4 in the first seven minutes after the break to close within 42-41.
The Bearkats now have won seven of their last eight.
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