Sam Houston State (20-10, 15-2) vs. Stephen F. Austin (14-15, 7-10)
William R. Johnson Coliseum, Nacogdoches, Texas; Saturday, 5:30 p.m. EST
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Jaylen Franklin tallied 16 points and 10 assists to carry Abilene Christian to a 72-58 win over Stephen F. Austin on Tuesday night.
Stephen F. Austin (14-14, 7-9) vs. Abilene Christian (23-6, 12-4)
Moody Coliseum, Abilene, Texas; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Abilene Christian seeks revenge on Stephen F. Austin...
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Davion Buster scored a season-high 21 points, including a go-ahead 3 with 34 seconds left, and Lamar won its seventh consecutive game, defeating Stephen F. Austin 81-79 on...
Stephen F. Austin (14-13, 7-8) vs. Lamar (17-12, 10-6)
Montagne Center, Beaumont, Texas; Saturday, 5:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Lamar looks for its seventh straight conference win...
Stephen F. Austin (14-12, 7-7) vs. Central Arkansas (10-17, 5-9)
Farris Center, Conway, Arkansas; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Stephen F. Austin looks to extend Central...
UIW (6-20, 1-12) vs. Stephen F. Austin (13-12, 6-7)
William R. Johnson Coliseum, Nacogdoches, Texas; Saturday, 5:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Stephen F. Austin looks to extend UIW's...
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Kevon Harris had 22 points as Stephen F. Austin defeated McNeese State 67-57 on Wednesday night.
Harris made 10 of 11 from the free-throw line and added nine rebounds.
Davonte Fitzgerald and Shannon Bogues scored 14 points apiece for Stephen F. Austin (13-10, 6-5 Southland Conference). McNeese State put up 28 second-half points, a season low for the team.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Kevon Harris scored a career-high 33 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, Davonte Fitzgerald scored nine of his 29 points in overtime, and Stephen F. Austin beat Central Arkansas 105-99 on Wednesday night to win its third straight.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Shannon Bogues scored the final 5 points and Stephen F. Austin rallied from a 7-point deficit in the final 26 seconds to defeat Abilene Christian 61-60 on Wednesday night.
Davonte Fitzgerald made 1 of 2 free throws with 26 seconds left to start the rally, Kevon Harris dunked for two more points and Bogues hit a jumper at 0:13 followed by a 3-pointer for the lead with 5 seconds to go.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kevon Harris scored 25 points and sank the game-winning free throws with 27 seconds remaining as Stephen F. Austin edged Incarnate Word 74-71 on Saturday, halting a three-game slide in the Southland Conference.
Harris, who surpassed 1,000 career points during the game, broke a 71-71 tie when he was fouled. Shannon Bogues made one of two from the line with two seconds remaining for insurance but Incarnate Word's final toss didn't connect as time ran out.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — DeAndre Love had 16 points and seven rebounds and Ishmael Lane made a tip-in just before the final buzzer to give Northwestern State a 61-59 victory over Stephen F. Austin on Saturday night.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Shannon Bogues scored 18 points and grabbed four rebounds as Stephen F. Austin edged Southeastern Louisiana 65-60 in a Southland Conference opener Wednesday night.
Davonte Fitzgerald added 15 points and 12 rebounds for the Lumberjacks (8-5). Kevon Harris also scored 15 points.
Stephen F. Austin was 19 of 27 from the foul line (70 percent) and had 12 team steals contributing to 23 SE Louisiana turnovers.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Kevon Harris scored 24 points with 10 rebounds, five assists and three steals and Stephen F. Austin beat NCCAA-member Arlington Baptist 97-47 on Friday night.
Harris made five 3-pointers, leading six players in double-digit scoring. Shannon Bogues scored 16 and distributed nine assists, while Mitchell Seraille scored 13. Davonte Fitzgerald and Nathan Bain had 11 points each and Karl Nicholas 10.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Oliver Powell made the tiebreaking free throw and Anthony Duruji's dunk with four seconds remaining punctuated Louisiana Tech's 96-93 overtime victory over Stephen F. Austin on Friday night.
After a Lumberjacks turnover, Powell made 1 of 2 free throws with 25 seconds left then Shannon Bogues, who tied a SFA record with nine 3-pointers, missed from the arc before Duruji's powerful dunk. Oddyst Walker missed a hurried 3-point attempt at the buzzer.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Shannon Bogues scored 16 points and Stephen F. Austin fought off spirited Division II-member St. Edwards for a 73-60 win on Sunday.
Karl Nicholas made a pair of free throws to put Stephen F. Austin (4-1) ahead 18-17 with 11:47 before halftime and the Lumberjacks never trailed again. But the Hilltoppers hung tough and kept it close and trailed 38-33 at halftime.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Jock Hughes and Shannon Bogues combined for 14 points in the final three minutes as Stephen F. Austin came from behind to beat Marist 64-60 in the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic on Tuesday night.
Marist led throughout and was up 57-43 with 3:39 remaining in the game. That was when the Lumberjacks (3-1) mounted their comeback, outscoring Marist 21-3 to take the victory.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Freshman Oddyst Walker made a free throw in the final two seconds as Stephen F. Austin slipped past NAIA's Southwest Assemblies of God 68-67 on Thursday night.
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Shannon Bogues knocked down 21 points while dishing out a career-best six assists to help Stephen F. Austin fight off NAIA's Texas Wesleyan for an 83-71 win on Tuesday night.
Bogues was 4 of 6 from beyond the arc. Davonte Fitzgerald added 14 points with Kevon Harris, Nathan Bain and Karl Nicholas all chipping in 10 points for the Lumberjacks.
Last season: 15-17, lost to Rutgers in first round of Big Ten Tournament.
Nickname: Golden Gophers.
Coach: Richard Pitino.
Conference: Big Ten.
Who's gone: Point guard Nate Mason (graduated), center Reggie Lynch (overseas), backup shooting guard Jamir Harris (transferred), backup forward Davonte Fitzgerald (transferred), backup forward Bakary Konate (graduated), backup forward Gaston Diedhiou (graduated).
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has hired former Milwaukee head coach Rob Jeter as an assistant.
Jeter was an assistant at UNLV the last two years. He was in charge at Milwaukee for 11 seasons, taking the Panthers to the NCAA Tournament twice and winning 20-plus games five times. Jeter was an assistant at Wisconsin for Bo Ryan for four years before that. He played for Ryan at Wisconsin-Platteville and won the 1991 NCAA Division III title there.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota power forward Davonte Fitzgerald will transfer to another program for his final season of college eligibility.
The university announced Monday that the 6-foot-8 Fitzgerald will leave the Gophers after only one year of action on the court.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nate Mason wasn't going to go out a loser in his last game at Williams Arena.
Mason scored 33 points and dished out six assists as Minnesota snapped a nine-game losing streak with an 86-82 victory over Iowa on Wednesday night.
Dupree McBrayer scored 16 for Minnesota (15-15, 4-13 Big Ten), Jordan Murphy had 10 points and 10 rebounds and Davonte Fitzgerald also scored 10.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With a post-Thanksgiving tournament looming, all the Minnesota Golden Gophers had to do was avoid a letdown against an unfamiliar opponent. Jordan Murphy made sure that didn't happen.
Murphy had his fifth straight double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds as No. 14 Minnesota defeated Alabama A&M 100-57 on Tuesday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jordan Murphy had his fifth straight double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds as No. 14 Minnesota defeated Alabama A&M 100-57 on Tuesday night.
Four other scored in double figures for the Gophers (5-0). Davonte Fitzgerald had 13, Nate Mason scored 12 and Reggie Lynch and Jamir Harris each added 11.
Mohamed Sherif led the Bulldogs (0-4) with 10 points.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota sophomore forward Eric Curry will miss the upcoming season, after injuring his left knee during a pickup game.
The university announced that Curry tore his ACL, MCL and meniscus Thursday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota forward Davonte Fitzgerald has been awarded a sixth season of eligibility by the NCAA after sitting out the last two years as a transfer and because of injury.
In announcing the news Tuesday, Gophers coach Richard Pitino said that Fitzgerald "deserves some good fortune."