BEAUMONT, Texas -- Jordan Hunter scored 17 points that included a 3-point play with 1:45 left in overtime, sparking an 8-0 run to lift Lamar past Incarnate Word 87-81 on Wednesday night.
Josh Nzeakor had 22 points and seven rebounds to lead Lamar (9-10, 2-4 Southland Conference), which snapped a three-game skid. Nick Garth added 16 points and Michael Kolawole had 10. Garth made three free throws and Kolawole added two to end it.
Incarnate Word took just one shot, committed three turnovers and had a technical foul in the final two minutes.
Christian Peevy had 26 points, seven rebounds and four assists for Incarnate Word (6-13, 1-5), which had five in double-figure scoring. Peevy hit a jumper at the buzzer to force overtime tied at 74. IWU has lost nine of its last 10 games.
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