The Texans jump out to a quick six-point lead when Michael Karena worked hard down low, making the spin and getting the nice roll for the 10-2 lead.
Later Franklin fighting back with a dish to Stan Whittaker for the open layup, 16-8 Texans still led.
Then, Malik Nichols missed a shot but the ball remained with the Texans; getting into the hands of Roderick Lawrence who drove the open lane, getting the easy lay-in to extend the Texans lead.
The guys would go up 24-17 midway through the first half, on their way to a 78-64 win.
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