Flagg leads Sam Houston past Abilene Christian 75-71 in OT
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Savion Flagg had 20 points as Sam Houston beat Abilene Christian 75-71 in overtime on Thursday night.
Flagg’s jumper off the glass gave Sam Houston a 73-71 lead with 24.6 seconds remaining. The Bearkats forced a turnover and Javion May added free throw. Reggie Miller then missed a 3-point attempt for Abilene Christian before another May free throw capped the scoring.
Flagg’s deep 3-pointer from the top of the arc with 1.1 seconds remaining in regulation forced overtime tied at 63.
Jaden Ray had 16 points for Sam Houston (16-11, 11-3 Western Athletic Conference). Tristan Ikpe added 11 points.
Coryon Mason had 13 points for the Wildcats (17-8, 8-6), whose six-game winning streak came to an end. Tobias Cameron added 12 points and Cameron Steele had 11. Miller tied a career high with 10 rebounds plus 10 points.