High Point vs Stephen F. Austin

Stephen F. Austin 69, High Point 62


NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) - Taylor Smith scored 16 points and blocked five shots, and Darius Gardner had 15 points and seven rebounds to lead Stephen F. Austin to a 69-62 victory against High Point on Saturday.

Smith went 8 for 8 from the floor, and Desmond Haymon and Antonio Bostic added 11 points each for the Lumberjacks (15-11) in a BracketBusters game.

Nick Barbour scored 23 points and Shay Shine 21 for the Panthers (11-17).

Barbour's 3-pointer with 2:17 remaining got High Point within 63-62, but those were its last points. Bostic hit a jumper with 1:46 to play, and Stephen F. Austin added four free throws in the final 39 seconds.

The Panthers missed their last five attempts from the floor and shot 36.5 percent (19 of 52) overall.

The Lumberjacks had a modest 35-31 rebounding edge but outscored High Point 30-2 in the paint.

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High Point Panthers
B. Mikulic, F313-30-06149
T. Elliott, F201-20-01012
S. Shine, G347-153-356121
N. Barbour, G276-158-820323
D. Wallace, G240-40-07010
J. Cheek241-40-01003
C. Law210-32-43042
X. Martin171-50-02212
J. Simms20-00-00010
G. Massoda00-10-01000
Totals 19-5213-153191662
Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks
J. King, F293-61-37137
J. Scott, C182-50-04014
A. Bostic, G405-180-0510411
D. Haymon, G374-80-262211
D. Gardner, G323-67-876315
T. Smith228-80-242116
H. Bateman81-30-00203
J. Parker81-20-01102
J. Bright60-00-00000
Totals 27-568-1535241469
Big South
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
High Point13-523-1089
Char. So.13-519-12164
Coast. Car.12-624-10130

TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SF Austin17-129-533
Sam Houston15-326-982
Nwestern St.13-519-13161
Texas A&M-CC13-520-14210
Incarn Word10-818-11160
McNeese St.8-1015-16279
Hou. Baptist7-1112-16286
Nicholls St.7-1110-19321
New Orleans6-1211-18326
SE Louisiana6-129-23329
Abilene Christian4-1410-21325
C. Arkansas2-162-27349
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AF 58
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