(Sports Network) – Jordan Hamilton notched a game-best 25 points with nine rebounds as 20th-ranked Texas had an easy time with Sam Houston State, 84-50, at the Erwin Center.
Dogus Balbay scored 14 points and J’Covan Brown added 12 for the Longhorns (4-1), who gave head coach Rick Barnes his 500th career win. Gary Johnson contributed nine points and a team-high nine boards.
Antuan Bootle posted 16 points and nine rebounds for the Bearkats (2-1), who opened the season with two sizeable victories. Gilberto Clavell scored 15 with seven boards in a losing cause.