Bloomington, Ind. • Sam Houston State challenged Arkansas in its season opener before losing a close one and had hoped to duplicate that effort against another big school.
The Bearkats had no such luck against No. 1 Indiana as Christian Watford scored 23 points to help the Hoosiers roll to a 99-45 victory in the Progressive Legends Classic.
Paul Baxter scored nine points and Marquel McKinney had eight for Sam Houston State (1-2), which started the season by losing 73-68 at Arkansas.