Southland Tournament - Stephen F. Austin Falls 68-66 Against Northwestern State - Game Recap
Shamir Davis scored 19 points leading Northwestern State to a 68-66 victory over Stephen F. Austin at Merrell Center on Saturday.
Bettors who backed Northwestern State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 5 at sportsbooks.
Northwestern State got 13 points from DeQuan Hicks and another 9 points from Jalan West. Jalan West contributed 3 assists, while O.J. Evans cleaned the glass with 4 rebounds.
Stephen F. Austin got 23 points from Desmond Haymon in a losing cause and another 16 points from Taylor Smith. Hal Bateman contributed 3 assists for them, while Taylor Smith had 14 rebounds.
Northwestern State hit the break trailing 35-34 before taking care of business in the second half.
Stephen F. Austin won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-30.