Stephen F. Austin vs McNeese State

Stephen F. Austin 59, McNeese St. 39


LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Taylor Smith had 21 points, a career-high 18 rebounds and six blocks as Stephen F. Austin rolled over McNeese State 59-39 Wednesday night, holding the Cowboys to nine first-half points.

The Lumberjacks (17-2, 8-1 Southland Conference), who swept the season series, also defeated the Cowboys 71-43 on Jan. 5 after leading 23-19 at halftime. This time, Stephen F. Austin capitalized on McNeese State's atrocious first-half shooting - 15.4 percent (4 of 26), including 0 of 6 from long range- to lead 26-9 at intermission.

The Cowboys (8-11, 2-7) closed to 36-27 with 9:41 left, but could get no closer. At 43-33, the Lumberjacks reeled off 10 straight points.

McNeese State's point total was its lowest since losing to Stephen F. Austin 64-39 on Jan. 19, 2008.

Desharick Guidry's nine points led the Cowboys, who were outshot 42.5 percent (17 of 40) to 24.5 percent (13 of 53) and outrebounded 46-22.

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Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks
T. Smith, F365-811-15181321
J. Parker, F304-72-253212
A. Bostic, G331-72-24204
D. Haymon, G302-72-27016
H. Bateman, G281-30-01632
T. Walkup152-32-43036
T. Pinkney100-10-00120
I. Asortse41-10-01022
D. Walker40-10-01000
J. Bright30-12-21002
A. Perez30-00-02000
R. Baxter Jr.21-10-00012
J. Harrison20-02-20102
Totals 17-4023-2946141759
McNeese State Cowboys
D. Guidry, F294-110-03039
A. Lewis, C120-00-01020
D. Cannon, G291-55-82207
K. Hardy, G292-70-04324
J. Mitchell, G200-40-00000
C. McFerrin181-30-01042
A. Fields161-54-44026
K. Garrett132-50-00005
B. Regis90-31-21021
S. Johnson82-50-01015
J. Jagneaux70-10-00100
J. Wells60-40-01010
P. Kpan40-00-11010
Totals 13-5310-152261839
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SE Louisiana9-916-16249
Nicholls St.7-1114-17253
Abil Chr.7-1113-16289
Nwestern St.7-1113-16306
Incarn Word7-1112-17303
C. Arkansas7-118-24311
McNeese St.4-147-22315
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