Stephen F. Austin vs Sam Houston State

Stephen F. Austin 50, Sam Houston St. 44


HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Hal Bateman scored 15 points on 9-of-10 shooting from the free-throw line, dished out eight assists and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Stephen F. Austin past Sam Houston State 50-44 on Wednesday night.

Stephen F. Austin is now tied atop the Southland Conference with Northwestern State.

Taylor Smith chipped in with 13 points and 10 rebounds, Jacob Parker had 10 and the Lumberjacks (22-3, 13-2 Southland) have won six of their last seven contests.

The Bearkats (14-12, 7-7) cut Stephen F. Austin's lead to three, 41-38, after James Thomas hit a lay-up with 4:35 to go but the Lumberjacks followed with an 8-2 run thanks to a bucket and two free throws by Bateman and a 3-pointer by Parker to put the game away for good.

Thomas ended his night with 14 points and eight rebounds. Nathaniel Mason had 14 points on 5-of-10 shooting and grabbed five rebounds.

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Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks
J. Parker, F364-120-040210
T. Smith, F326-101-1102413
A. Bostic, G402-71-26126
D. Haymon, G372-70-02434
H. Bateman, G313-99-1078215
T. Pinkney91-20-01012
T. Walkup80-00-01030
I. Asortse40-00-01010
J. Bright30-00-00000
Totals 18-4711-1334151850
Sam Houston State Bearkats
J. Thomas, F366-122-281114
M. Holyfield, C90-20-01040
D. Gatson, G371-51-22644
P. Baxter, G221-70-03313
M. McKinney, G200-20-02230
W. Bond241-40-02003
N. Mason215-103-751214
T. Motley172-50-04024
A. Harwell140-12-24312
Totals 16-488-1332161844
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SF Austin18-028-661
Texas A&M-CC15-325-885
Incarn Word12-617-12163
Sam Houston12-618-16178
Hou. Baptist10-817-17225
SE Louisiana9-912-21331
Abil Chr.8-1013-18321
McNeese St.7-119-20341
New Orleans6-1210-20343
Nicholls St.6-1211-23313
C. Arkansas6-127-21338
Nwestern St.5-138-20344
Other games
DEP 66 Final
MINN 45 Final
PROV 59 Final
SYR 84
HOU 74 Final
WISC 69 Final
NW 41
KAN 68 Final
CSU 59 Final
WASH 52 Final
SACL 42 Final