Stephen F. Austin (11-1, 2-0 Southland) forced 29 turnovers on the way to winning its sixth in a row, the largest margin of victory over a Division I team this season.
It took less than eight minutes for Stephen F. Austin to open up an 18-6 lead, and it did not allow Lamar 2-11, 0-1) into double figures until the 9:35 mark.
Twelve players got in the scoring column for Stephen F. Austin. Seven of them had at least 6 points.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|