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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Scoreboard
Stephen F. Austin (2-0) «402969
Florida International (0-2)243660

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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% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Orleans13-520-12154
Texas A&M-CC12-624-12159
Hou. Baptist12-617-14176
SF Austin12-618-15203
Sam Houston10-821-13195
Lamar10-819-15232
SE Louisiana9-916-16249
Nicholls St.7-1114-17253
Abil Chr.7-1113-16289
Nwestern St.7-1113-16306
Incarn Word7-1112-17303
C. Arkansas7-118-24311
McNeese St.4-147-22315

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
Other games
SDSU 60 Final
MOST 44
OHST 69 Final
RI 58
BYU 68 Final
ND 78
SAM 54 Final
MEMP 65
JXST 58 Final
UNLV 77