Sam Houston State
Travis Lee’s single in the top of the eighth scored the winning run for No. 3 Sam Houston State in a 2-1 victory over No. 2 Dallas Baptist Friday in the NCAA Fort Worth regional.
Brian Bell threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as Sam Houston State extended its home winning streak to 20 with a 44-10 rout of Northwestern State on Saturday.
Rice, Sam Houston State, UTSA and Texas A&M were selected to the opening round of the NCAA Baseball Tournament.
While the Cotton Bowl may be the big football game in North Texas this weekend, it’s not the only game. Saturday afternoon Sam Houston State takes on North Dakota State for the NCAA DI Football Championship at FC Dallas Stadium in Frisco.
The FCS championship rematch between North Dakota State and Sam Houston State is something of a do-over for several key returning offensive players.
Sheldon McClellan came off the bench to score 16 points and grab eight rebounds as Texas beat Sam Houston State 65-37 on Tuesday.
Baylor is the No. 4 seed nationally and leads an eight-team Texas contingent in the NCAA baseball tournament, while the Texas Longhorns will miss the postseason for the first time since 1998.
The Bearkats (14-0) will face North Dakota State (13-1) on Saturday in the first FCS championship game appearance for both teams.
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