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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 St: 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

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