NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- Jacob Parker had 16 points to lead 11 Stephen F. Austin players in the scoring column as the Lumberjacks defeated LSU Shreveport 73-46 on Saturday night.
Ice Asortse added 11 points off the bench for Stephen F. Austin (6-1), which is off to its best start since the 1981-82 season.
Rodney Milus scored 15 points for the Pilots (6-3), an NAIA squad who shot 20 percent (4 of 20) in the first half and trailed 40-13 at halftime.
The Lumberjacks opened the game on a 16-4 run and held the Pilots in single digits until 4:20 remained in the first half.
The Big East has joined the ACC, Atlantic 10 and Colonial Athletic Association in forming a men's basketball officiating alliance.
Nebraska guard Andrew White, who averaged 16.6 points and 5.9 rebounds per game last season, will transfer from the program and is eligible immediately. What else is on Dickie V's mind this week?
The Cavaliers bring in a top-10 class of four incoming freshmen, so the Class of 2017 will be a small one. Coach Tony Bennett is aiming high.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|