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Sam Houston 92, NE Louisiana 86, 2OT

March 3, 1996

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) _ Brett Weiberg scored all eight of his points in double overtime Saturday as Sam Houston edged Northeast Louisiana 92-86.

Derick Preston scored 31 for Sam Houston (11-15, 9-9 Southland Conference), but the teams remained in a 79-79 tie after one overtime period.

Wieberg used the second overtime to get onto the scoreboard as Sam Houston outscored NLU 13-7.

For NLU (14-13, 13-5), Paul Marshall led all scorers with 33. Nick Dillon added 18 and Al Edwards had 16.

Quinton McLeod scored 19, Frank Mata had 18 and Mike Dillard posted 11 for Sam Houston.

The difference in the game was the Bearkats’ 3-point shooting. The Bearkats made 10 of 15 attempts. Preston, a senior who posted his sixth career 30-plus game, was 7-for-9 from long range.

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