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.
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.
Gonzaga has signed California transfer Jordan Mathews to a financial aid agreement for the 2016-17 season.
Coach Gilmore on CWS win: 'It's indescribable' Coastal Carolina head coach Gary Gilmore reflects on his 21 years as head coach and is proud of how far the program has come.
Two late June events provided a great start on the 2020 class and a look at some new 2019 talent.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|