Stephen F. Austin vs Long Beach State

Stephen F. Austin 68, Long Beach St. 60

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LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Antonio Bostic scored 21 points and Stephen F. Austin defeated Long Beach State 68-60 in a matchup of conference leaders Friday night.

Taylor Smith and Hal Bateman scored 15 points apiece for the Lumberjacks (23-3), who share the top spot in the Southland Conference with Northwestern State.

Stephen F. Austin has kept opponents to fewer than 70 points in each of their last 58 games, and has allowed just 49 points per game this season, best in Division I. But offensively on Friday, they shot 57 percent - including 72 percent (13 of 18) in the second half.

Mike Caffey had 24 points to lead all scorers for Long Beach State (17-10), which fell to 12-2 at home. James Ennis added 12 points and 10 rebounds.

The 49ers have clinched a share of the Big West title with three conference games remaining.

The game was part of the BracketBusters series.

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Scoreboard
Stephen F. Austin (23-3) «313768
Long Beach State (17-10)303060

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Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks
T. Smith, F396-83-681315
J. Parker, F201-42-46344
A. Bostic, G408-144-712221
D. Haymon, G384-101-452312
H. Bateman, G347-90-356315
T. Walkup190-11-22231
T. Pinkney60-00-00300
J. Bright30-00-00010
I. Asortse10-00-00000
Totals 26-4611-2631191968
 56.5%42.3% 
Long Beach State 49ers
J. Ennis, F364-104-4103312
T. Freeland, F202-20-12124
D. Jennings, C272-53-47037
M. Caffey, G3510-200-130424
P. Pappageorge, G281-42-32125
K. King203-62-21018
D. Deng140-10-21020
K. Gulley90-10-02020
E. Garibay60-00-00000
K. Richardson30-00-00010
N. Shepherd20-10-00000
Totals 22-5011-173052060
 44%64.7% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Nicholls St.6-112-8211
SF Austin5-116-3113
Sam Houston5-111-8248
SE Louisiana5-111-8192
New Orleans5-28-10218
Abil Chr.4-312-8246
C. Arkansas4-310-10259
Lamar3-311-8276
McNeese St.3-36-10315
Texas A&M-CC1-54-12347
Incarn Word0-65-11342
Hou. Baptist0-64-15339
Nwestern St.0-63-14334

Big West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
CSFullerton4-111-6106
Hawaii3-112-5187
UC Davis3-112-665
LBSU3-29-12174
UC Irvine3-28-13182
UCSB2-213-595
Cal Poly1-36-12253
CSNorthridge 1-34-14349
UC Riverside0-55-14306
 
Other games
STL 65 Final
BUTL 61