HOUSTON -- Kai Mitchell scored a career-high 27 points -- nearly double his season average (14.2 ppg) -- and grabbed 13 rebounds as Sam Houston State topped Rice 75-61 on Sunday.
Sam Houston State visits McNeese State to open Southland Conference play on Thursday. Rice plays Marshall on the road on Thursday in a Conference USA opener.
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