Scores

Final

SF Austin 65

(18-2, 9-1 Southland)

Lamar 51

(2-20, 0-10 Southland)

    7:30 PM ET, February 2, 2013

    Montagne Center, Beaumont, Texas

    1 2 T
    SFA 27 3865
    LAM 24 2751

    Top Performers

    Stephen F. Austin: T. Smith 20 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Stl, 4 Blk

    Lamar: R. Mitchell 8 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Blk

    Stephen F. Austin 65, Lamar 51

    Associated Press

    BEAUMONT, Texas -- Taylor Smith scored 20 points on 10-of-13 shooting and Stephen F. Austin defeated Lamar 65-51 on Saturday night.

    Smith also had team highs with seven rebounds and four blocks. Hal Bateman added 18 points for the Lumberjacks (18-2, 9-1 Southland). Bateman's basket late in the first half made it 27-24 going into the break as Stephen F. Austin came back from a nine-point deficit midway through the half.

    The Lumberjacks shot 61 percent after halftime to finish at 48 percent for the game. They outscored Lamar 24-6 in the first 10 minutes of the second half.

    Amos Wilson led the Cardinals (2-20, 0-10) with 20 points. Lamar hasn't won since before Southland play began, beating LIU-Brooklyn at home on Dec. 29 before losing the next 10.

    Stephen F. Austin leads the nation in scoring defense, allowing 49 points per game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SFA
    LAM
    Points 65 51
    FG Made-Attempted 26-54 (.481) 19-51 (.373)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-14 (.214) 0-3 (.000)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-16 (.625) 13-17 (.765)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 19 9

    2012-13 Season

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