Central Arkansas vs Stephen F. Austin

Stephen F. Austin 72, Cent. Arkansas 36

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NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) - Taylor Smith scored 21 points on 9-of-10 shooting and Stephen F. Austin's nation-leading defense held Central Arkansas to 13 points in the second half on the way to a 72-36 win Thursday night.

The Lumberjacks (19-2, 10-1 Southland) won their 11th home game without a loss this season. They have held opponents to fewer than 70 points in 53 consecutive games.

Desmond Haymon had 10 points and eight rebounds for Stephen F. Austin, which never trailed and led by as many as 38. The Lumberjacks have allowed 48.9 points per game, best in Division I.

Jarvis Garner led the Bears (9-12, 4-7) with 13 points. But only one other Central Arkansas player, LaQuentin Miles, finished with more than four points. Miles scored seven.

Central Arkansas shot 19 percent in the second half and made just four shots after halftime. The Bears made 31 percent of their shots in the game.

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Central Arkansas Bears
J. Garner, F225-121-310213
A. Borden, F151-30-01102
R. Crawford, G251-60-03012
D. Berete, G222-60-04224
L. Miles, G132-53-50017
J. Harks190-00-24050
L. Brown172-60-02014
D. McClure150-30-02110
O. Wells152-40-02024
T. Brown120-00-02020
Z. Padgett110-30-00010
R. Williams100-00-03000
A. Ridley40-00-00000
Totals 15-484-102941836
 31.3%40% 
Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks
T. Smith, F279-103-481021
J. Parker, F204-81-23229
D. Haymon, G265-110-080010
A. Bostic, G242-82-41306
H. Bateman, G162-51-22425
T. Pinkney161-30-01212
T. Walkup151-33-35125
I. Asortse132-23-50007
A. Perez90-10-01000
J. Harrison80-22-20022
N. Gajic70-10-02110
D. Walker71-30-00013
R. Baxter Jr.50-20-02000
J. Bright40-00-01020
D. Toskovic31-10-02002
Totals 28-6015-2244141372
 46.7%68.2% 
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
 
Other games
IND 72 Final
ILL 74
NCST 85 Final
DUKE 98
MIZZ 68 Final
TXAM 70
COLO 48 Final
ORE 47
PEP 56 Final
GONZ 82