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.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|