Scores

Final

Nicholls State 49

(4-12, 3-3 Southland)

SF Austin 72

(16-1, 7-0 Southland)

7:15 PM ET, January 19, 2013

William R. Johnson Coliseum, Nacogdoches, Texas

1 2 T
NICH 23 2649
SFA 36 3672

Top Performers

Nicholls State: F. Hunter 22 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Stephen F. Austin: T. Smith 14 Pts, 6 Reb, 5 Ast, 6 Blk

Stephen F. Austin 72, Nicholls 49

Associated Press

NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- Desmond Haymon scored 16 points and pulled down 10 rebounds Saturday night to lead Stephen F. Austin to its 11th consecutive victory, 72-49 over Nicholls State.

Taylor Smith added 14 points, six assists, five rebounds and six blocks for the Lumberjacks (16-1, 7-0 Southland), who continued their best start to a season since joining Division I in 1987. Jacob Parker chipped in 13 points.

Fred Hunter led all scorers with 22 points and Jeremy Smith had 10 for the Colonels (4-12, 3-3), who shot 40 percent from the field and were outscored 40-18 in the paint. Nicholls State had just six assists and 15 turnovers.

Stephen F. Austin never trailed after the opening minutes, leading 36-23 at halftime and by as many as 26 in the second half. The Lumberjacks held their opponent under 70 points for the 49th consecutive game, a streak that dates to last season.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NICH
SFA
Points 49 72
FG Made-Attempted 18-45 (.400) 30-56 (.536)
3P Made-Attempted 3-14 (.214) 8-17 (.471)
FT Made-Attempted 10-19 (.526) 4-7 (.571)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 8 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 5 25

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 19, 2013 @SFA 72, NICH 49Recap
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