Stephen F. Austin vs Oklahoma

Stephen F. Austin 56, Oklahoma 55

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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Taylor Smith scored 14 points and Hal Bateman chipped in 13 as Stephen F. Austin held off Oklahoma in the final seconds for a 56-55 win Tuesday night.

The Lumberjacks (8-1), who entered the game leading the nation in scoring defense (49.5 points per game), led by as many as 11 in the second half. Oklahoma (7-3) had a chance to tie in the final seconds but failed to convert a pair of free throws.

Stephen F. Austin methodically worked the ball inside, scoring 34 of its 56 points in the paint. The Southland Conference member held Oklahoma to its second-lowest scoring output this season.

The Lumberjacks took their first lead with 9:59 remaining in the first half on Smith's left-handed jam, but Oklahoma closed the half on a 17-9 run to lead by four at the break.

Steven Pledger and Je'lon Hornbeak led the Sooners with 12 points apiece.

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Scoreboard
Stephen F. Austin (8-1) «263056
Oklahoma (7-3)302555

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Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks
T. Smith, F367-150-171314
J. Parker, F352-40-06135
A. Bostic, G374-180-04329
H. Bateman, G345-93-359413
D. Haymon, G232-70-03115
T. Walkup193-62-24018
T. Pinkney60-00-00100
D. Walker61-20-00002
I. Asortse20-00-00000
N. Gajic20-00-00100
Totals 24-615-637171456
 39.3%83.3% 
Oklahoma Sooners
A. M'Baye, F221-21-24013
R. Osby, F184-80-03148
J. Hornbeak, G334-91-133412
S. Pledger, G326-140-051112
I. Cousins, G160-41-21011
B. Hield293-113-411119
A. Fitzgerald223-50-02026
C. Clark181-42-22024
T. Neal100-10-01000
Totals 22-588-113861655
 37.9%72.7% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SF Austin0-04-0332
Incarn Word0-03-0351
Lamar0-03-1176
Sam Houston0-02-1349
C. Arkansas0-03-2167
Abil Chr.0-02-2329
Nicholls St.0-02-2318
SE Louisiana0-02-392
McNeese St.0-01-3303
Texas A&M-CC0-01-3163
Hou. Baptist0-01-4287
Nwestern St.0-01-4198
New Orleans0-00-3238

Big 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Baylor0-05-046
Kansas0-04-012
Kansas St.0-04-0105
TCU0-04-021
Texas Tech0-04-027
Texas0-03-092
Oklahoma0-02-0184
Oklahoma St.0-04-1146
W. Virginia0-03-156
Iowa St.0-03-264
 
Other games
MIST 64 Final
BGSU 53
WIN 55 Final
OHST 65
RICH 59 Final
KAN 87
ORAL 64 Final
ARIZ 89
STAN 79 Final
NCST 88
PTLOMA 49 Final
SDSU 76