NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- Desmond Haymon's layup with 11 seconds left in the game gave Stephen F. Austin a 64-63 victory over Northwestern State on Saturday night.
Stephen F. Austin (24-3, 14-2 Southland) was led by Taylor Smith, who scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Stephen F. Austin had a 36-30 advantage on the glass.
Antonio Bostic finished with 15 points and Haymon had 13.
Jalan West had nine assists for Northwestern State. He gave his team a 63-62 lead on a pair of free throws with 45 seconds left, but his 3-pointer with 3 seconds to go was off the mark.
Purdue coach Matt Painter says players haven't used the 5th-year graduate transfer rule for its true intent.
The dust has settled after players made their NBA draft decisions. Which college teams won? Which lost? Well, Villanova is pretty happy. USC, meanwhile, might not be as thrilled.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|