Howard Payne vs Stephen F. Austin

Stephen F. Austin 84, Howard Payne 30


NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) - Desmond Haymon scored 16 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, to lead Stephen F. Austin to an 84-30 victory over Howard Payne on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

Haymon was 5 of 8 from the field, including 3 of 3 from 3-point range. Deshaunt Walker had 15 points and was 5 of 9 from 3-point range, as the Lumberjacks made 10 of 24 3-point shots. Taylor Smith added 12 points and Thomas Walkup was 5 of 5 from the field, with 11 points. Ice Asortse had 10 points and Nikola Gajic had four steals.

The Lumberjacks never trailed in the game, leading 36-14 at halftime.

Quelan Lancaster led Howard Payne with 6 points. Christian Davis, Michael Thompson, Travis Taillet, JaKalan Gayden and Ross Whittet each had 4 points.

The game marked the second time in three seasons that the Lumberjacks opened with Howard Payne, a Division III team.

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Howard Payne
C. Davis, F282-80-08014
J. Gayden, F222-50-03034
B. Gould, G301-90-03012
M. Thompson, G232-50-13134
T. Taillet, G212-40-01014
Q. Lancaster193-80-03046
R. Whittet132-30-01024
J. Young130-10-00200
B. Arbogast80-00-01020
N. Robertson81-10-01002
D. Ford60-20-01020
C. Byrd30-00-00000
B. Adams20-00-00000
J. Johnson20-00-00000
M. Justice20-00-00000
Totals 15-460-12731930
Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks
T. Smith, F185-82-470012
J. Parker, F170-50-01110
D. Haymon, G205-83-470016
H. Bateman, G180-10-021100
A. Bostic, G172-72-22016
I. Asortse185-60-220310
D. Walker175-110-002115
N. Gajic162-61-18215
T. Walkup155-50-041011
J. Harrison111-20-01203
T. Pinkney110-00-00110
R. Baxter Jr.81-50-23002
A. Perez71-22-21004
D. Toskovic70-30-01200
Totals 32-6910-174422884

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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IND 97
SEMO 55 Final
KAN 74
UNT 51 Final
SLIP 62 Final
MICH 100
MD 69 Final
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GONZ 103
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