Scores

Final

SE Louisiana 40

(5-10, 3-2 Southland)

SF Austin 52

(15-1, 6-0 Southland)

9:00 PM ET, January 17, 2013

William R. Johnson Coliseum, Nacogdoches, Texas

1 2 T
SELA 25 1540
SFA 23 2952

Top Performers

Southeastern Louisiana: A. Benton 7 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

Stephen F. Austin: T. Smith 15 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 6 Blk

Stephen F. Austin 52, SE Louisiana 40

Associated Press

NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- Taylor Smith had 15 points, eight rebounds and six blocked shots as Stephen F. Austin won its 10th straight game, defeating Southeastern Louisiana 52-40 Thursday night.

Hal Bateman added 14 points and Antonio Bostic had 10 for the Lumberjacks (15-1, 6-0 Southland), who held the Lions (5-10, 3-2) to 26 percent shooting -- 16 percent in the second half.

No Southeastern Louisiana player had more than seven points.

The Lions, who had their three-game winning streak snapped, scored 13 straight points in the first half to turn an 18-12 deficit into a 25-18 lead with 2:51 left before the half.

Stephen F. Austin pulled within 25-23 at the break, and opened the second half with a 20-3 run to take a 43-28 lead with 10:04 remaining.

The Lumberjacks are off to their best start since becoming a Division I program in 1987-88, and their best start overall since starting 17-1 in 1985-86.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SELA
SFA
Points 40 52
FG Made-Attempted 13-50 (.260) 20-41 (.488)
3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 7-11 (.636)
FT Made-Attempted 9-15 (.600) 5-16 (.313)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 5 15

2012-13 Season

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» Jan 17, 2013 @SFA 52, SELA 40Recap
Feb 16, 2013 @SELA 54, SFA 50Recap
Mar 15, 2013 @SFA 68, SELA 57Recap