Southeastern Louisiana vs Stephen F. Austin

Stephen F. Austin 52, SE Louisiana 40

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NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) - Taylor Smith had 15 points, eight rebounds and six blocked shots as Stephen F. Austin won its 10th straight game, defeating Southeastern Louisiana 52-40 Thursday night.

Hal Bateman added 14 points and Antonio Bostic had 10 for the Lumberjacks (15-1, 6-0 Southland), who held the Lions (5-10, 3-2) to 26 percent shooting - 16 percent in the second half.

No Southeastern Louisiana player had more than seven points.

The Lions, who had their three-game winning streak snapped, scored 13 straight points in the first half to turn an 18-12 deficit into a 25-18 lead with 2:51 left before the half.

Stephen F. Austin pulled within 25-23 at the break, and opened the second half with a 20-3 run to take a 43-28 lead with 10:04 remaining.

The Lumberjacks are off to their best start since becoming a Division I program in 1987-88, and their best start overall since starting 17-1 in 1985-86.

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Southeastern Louisiana (5-10)251540
Stephen F. Austin (15-1) «232952

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Southeastern Louisiana Lions
A. Benton, F302-62-25127
R. Johnson, F211-94-64046
B. Fortenberry, G361-92-27414
J. Ricard, G303-90-01017
D. Evans, G253-100-23047
R. Woods201-20-00022
J. Campbell150-20-03000
T. Nelson142-31-31007
J. James90-00-02030
Totals 13-509-153651740
 26%60% 
Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks
T. Smith, F377-71-583215
J. Parker, F281-20-05322
A. Bostic, G343-81-361310
H. Bateman, G315-113-835314
D. Haymon, G292-70-06006
T. Walkup201-20-02212
T. Pinkney101-20-00113
D. Walker60-10-00120
J. Bright20-10-01000
J. Harrison20-00-00000
I. Asortse10-00-00000
Totals 20-415-1632161452
 48.8%31.3% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Orleans11-316-9169
SF Austin10-415-11217
Texas A&M-CC9-516-9185
Sam Houston9-618-10154
Hou. Baptist8-613-12201
Lamar7-715-12246
SE Louisiana7-814-14258
C. Arkansas7-88-20273
Abil Chr.6-812-13293
Incarn Word6-911-15316
Nicholls St.5-912-15247
Nwestern St.4-1010-15329
McNeese St.4-107-18306
 
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