Nicholls State vs Stephen F. Austin

Stephen F. Austin 72, Nicholls 49


NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) - Desmond Haymon scored 16 points and pulled down 10 rebounds Saturday night to lead Stephen F. Austin to its 11th consecutive victory, 72-49 over Nicholls State.

Taylor Smith added 14 points, six assists, five rebounds and six blocks for the Lumberjacks (16-1, 7-0 Southland), who continued their best start to a season since joining Division I in 1987. Jacob Parker chipped in 13 points.

Fred Hunter led all scorers with 22 points and Jeremy Smith had 10 for the Colonels (4-12, 3-3), who shot 40 percent from the field and were outscored 40-18 in the paint. Nicholls State had just six assists and 15 turnovers.

Stephen F. Austin never trailed after the opening minutes, leading 36-23 at halftime and by as many as 26 in the second half. The Lumberjacks held their opponent under 70 points for the 49th consecutive game, a streak that dates to last season.

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S. Rillieux, G372-42-41146
J. Smith, G294-62-530010
F. Hunter, G278-164-641222
P. Maciel, G220-10-22300
D. Thomas, G221-52-25024
A. Torres212-80-02004
J. Horace150-20-07000
L. Smith-Hyde150-20-00000
Z. West80-00-02100
S. Bailey21-10-00003
T. Julien20-00-00000
Totals 18-4510-19286849
Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks
T. Smith, F316-82-265214
J. Parker, F225-70-050113
D. Haymon, G337-110-1101016
A. Bostic, G264-80-010110
H. Bateman, G180-30-03820
T. Walkup163-40-02026
T. Pinkney130-30-00410
D. Walker111-42-20204
J. Harrison81-30-01203
I. Asortse71-10-00052
J. Bright51-20-01102
R. Baxter Jr.41-20-00002
A. Perez40-00-21000
D. Toskovic20-00-00000
Totals 30-564-731231472
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