Stefaustin 31 37 68
Lbeachst 30 30 60
Date of game: 2/22/2013

Recap: Long Beach State vs. Stephen F Austin

Long Beach, CA (Sports Network) - Antonio Bostic paced four teammates in double figures with 21 points as the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks outlasted the Long Beach State 49ers, 68-60, as part of the annual BracketBuster event at Walter Pyramid.

Taylor Smith and Hal Bateman each scored 15 points for SFA (23-3), with Smith also grabbing eight rebounds and Bateman adding six assists and four steals. Desmond Haymon chipped in 12 points for the Lumberjacks, who have won seven of their last eight contests.

For LBSU (17-10), Mike Caffey shot 10-of-20 from the field for 24 points, while James Ennis tallied a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds. The setback for the 49ers snapped a four-game winning streak.

SFA led by as many as nine in the first half before LBSU climbed back to take a 30-28 lead on a pair of Keala King free throws with 24 seconds left in the frame. The Lumberjacks closed out the period on a Bostic 3-pointer in the waning seconds to take a 31-30 lead into intermission.

The Lumberjacks shot a lofty 72.2 percent from the field in the second half, while holding LBSU to only 40 percent shooting, as they pulled away.

SFA nearly cost itself with an awful showing from the foul line (11-of-26).

Game Notes

Late FG only points in Illinois State spring game

Defense dominated in the Illinois State spring football game before Sean Slattery's late 31-yard field goal lifted the Red team to a 3-0 win over the White on Saturday.

NASCAR News
Rain postpones Sprint Cup race at Richmond to Sunday

Persistent rain at Richmond International Raceway forced NASCAR officials to postpone Saturday night's Toyota Owners 400.

Cardinals' Wainwright exits with injury

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright was forced to leave Saturday's game at Milwaukee after injuring his left leg while taking a swing at the plate.

Grizzlies' Conley exits Game 3 with facial injury

Portland, OR (Sports Network) - Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley exited Game 3 of the Western Conference quarterfinal against Portland on Saturday after taking an elbow to the face.

Price, Rinne, Dubnyk named Vezina finalists

Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens, Pekka Rinne from the Nashville Predators and Minnesota's Devan Dubnyk have been named finalists for the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's top goaltender.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.