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RECAP: Weisbrod, Nzeakor Lead Lamar to 90-63 Win over Huston-Tillotson

Josh Nzeakor (11) scored 17 points and pulled down 6 rebounds in Lamar's 91-63 win over Huston-Tillotson on Thursday night. (Header Photo: Beaumont Enterprise)
Josh Nzeakor (11) scored 17 points and pulled down 6 rebounds in Lamar’s 90-63 win over Huston-Tillotson on Thursday night. (Header Photo: Beaumont Enterprise)

Before the Christmas break, the Lamar Cardinals got back to their winning ways, scoring two straight victories before the holidays.

In their first game back, they picked up right where they left off.

Lamar welcomed the NAIA Huston-Tillotson Rams to Beaumont, TX in the non-conference finale for the Cardinals. The two programs last met back in the 2014-15 season, with Lamar scoring the 85=59 win to close out non-conference play that year.

History would repeat itself on Thursday night, as Lamar never trailed against the Rams. Josh Nzeakor got the party started with a layup in the first minute to give the Cardinals a 2-0 lead, and they would remain in control through to the final buzzer.

Nzeakor and fellow forward Colton Weisbrod combined for 36 points and 16 rebounds, while shooting a combined 16-for-20 (80.0%) from the field in Lamar’s 90-63 win over Huston-Tillotson. Continue reading RECAP: Weisbrod, Nzeakor Lead Lamar to 90-63 Win over Huston-Tillotson