Aurimas Majauskas scored 18 points, Jamal Williams had 16 and Josh Delaney added 10 for Sam Houston State (3-5), which shot 51 percent from the field to notch its second triple-digit game of the season. The Bearkats controlled the boards 54-29, forced 18 turnovers and had 30 assists to go with their 41 field goals.
Sul Ross led by as many as eight midway through the first half before the Bearkats surged back, taking the lead for good on Williams' layup to make it 33-32, and they carried a 37-32 advantage into the break. Sam Houston State closed out the final nine minutes of the game with a 40-5 run.
Rocky Feliciano led Sul Ross with 12 points and Caleb Thomasson added 10.