Stephen F. Austin vs Sam Houston State

Stephen F. Austin 58, Sam Houston St. 47


HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Darius Gardner scored 14 points and Desmond Haymon and Taylor Smith added 12 each to lead Stephen F. Austin to a 58-47 victory over Sam Houston State on Wednesday night.

The Lumberjacks (18-11, 11-4 Southland Conference), who shot 20 of 41 (48.8 percent) from the floor and won the rebounding battle 29-23, maintained the second-best record in league play.

Demarcus Gatlin scored 13 points for the Bearkats (12-18, 6-9), who have lost six of their last seven games at home. Sam Houston State is one of three teams fighting for the last two spots in next week's conference tournament.

Stephen F. Austin led for all but the first minute of the game, building a 29-20 halftime margin and leading by 17 points in the second half.

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Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks
T. Smith, F286-90-051212
J. Scott, C231-54-44236
A. Bostic, G402-61-25536
D. Haymon, G404-82-284212
D. Gardner, G284-93-423114
J. Parker182-20-03144
H. Bateman121-12-50224
J. Bright110-10-00020
M. Delph00-00-00000
Totals 20-4112-1729181958
Sam Houston State Bearkats
M. James, F281-34-87116
A. Bootle, C202-41-23025
D. Gatson, G372-60-01726
K. Tucker, G363-110-02007
D. Gatlin, G334-83-412313
S. Werner203-52-23038
A. Harwell120-02-23132
M. McKinney100-10-01110
M. Holyfield40-00-00020
Totals 15-3812-1823121747
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Abil Chr.7-1113-16289
Nwestern St.7-1113-16306
Incarn Word7-1112-17303
C. Arkansas7-118-24311
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