NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- Taylor Smith had 17 points and 12 rebounds and Stephen F. Austin forced 28 Jarvis Christian turnovers in moving to 3-0 on the season for the first time since 2003-04 with a 78-39 win over the Bulldogs on Tuesday.
Stephen F. Austin outscored Jarvis 42-16 in the paint and limited its second opponent of the year under 40 points.
He was joined in double figures by Ice Asortse with 11 points, while every Lumberjack on the roster got into the game with all but two cracking the scoring column.
Roman Walker led Jarvis Christian (1-4) with 10 points.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
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|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|