Stephen F. Austin vs Florida International

Stephen F. Austin 69, FIU 60

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MIAMI (AP) - Antonio Bostic scored 23 points and Stephen F. Austin opened up a big first-half lead in a 69-60 victory over Florida International Saturday in nonconference play.

The Lumberjacks (2-0) rolled to a 40-24 halftime lead behind Bostic and forwards Jacob Parker and Taylor Smith, then coasted home. Bostic hit three of Stephen F. Austin's 10 3-pointers while Parker, who scored 13 points, made his only 3-point attempt.

Smith, with 12 points, just missed a double-double with nine rebounds, and blocked five FIU shots. As a team, the Lumberjacks shot 59.9 percent from the floor (28 for 47).

Florida International, meanwhile, got off to an awful start. The Golden Panthers (0-2) had only two players finish in double figures: Tymell Murphy with 17 points and Malik Smith with 16. FIU shot just 35.7 percent from the field (20 of 56) and was 4 of 13 from beyond the arc.

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Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks
T. Smith, F365-62-393112
J. Parker, F236-100-052213
A. Bostic, G368-144-720223
H. Bateman, G333-30-14636
D. Haymon, G222-70-02134
T. Walkup200-22-25522
N. Gajic153-31-12217
D. Walker50-10-00010
I. Asortse41-10-00122
T. Pinkney40-00-00010
J. Harrison20-00-00010
R. Baxter Jr.00-00-00010
J. Bright00-00-00000
A. Perez00-00-20000
D. Toskovic00-00-00000
Totals 28-479-1634202069
 59.6%56.3% 
Florida International Golden Panthers
J. Frink, F342-41-27035
T. Murphy, F337-143-762317
T. Akomolafe, F322-92-24016
M. Smith, G345-133-332216
D. Hill, G322-94-82358
J. Ferrales212-53-31108
G. Belardo100-20-01210
I. Jurkovic40-00-00000
M. Porcher Jimenez00-00-00000
Totals 20-5616-2529101560
 35.7%64% 
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SF Austin10-415-11206
Texas A&M-CC9-516-9173
Sam Houston9-618-10172
Hou. Baptist8-613-12204
Lamar7-715-12244
SE Louisiana7-814-14259
C. Arkansas7-88-20279
Abil Chr.6-812-13289
Incarn Word6-911-15301
Nicholls St.5-912-15267
Nwestern St.4-1010-15325
McNeese St.4-107-18303

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La. Tech12-320-8123
Old Dominion9-516-10137
UTEP9-511-15257
Rice8-618-9184
Marshall8-615-12128
UAB8-715-13174
Western Ky.7-713-14223
UT-San Antonio6-811-16302
Charlotte5-911-14232
FAU5-99-16283
So. Miss5-108-19336
North Texas2-128-18330
FIU2-126-21340
 
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