Southland Conference Tournament - Northwestern State vs Stephen F. Austin Wrap - Stephen F. Austin Wins 85-78
Desmond Haymon went off for 27 points and added 5 rebounds leading Stephen F. Austin over Northwestern State, 85-78, on Friday at Leonard E. Merrell Center.
Bettors who backed Stephen F. Austin were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 8.
Stephen F. Austin got 15 points from Deshaunt Walker and another 13 points from Connor Brooks. Trey Pinkney contributed 9 assists, while Desmond Haymon cleaned the glass with 5 rebounds.
Northwestern State got 36 points from Jalan West in a losing cause and another 12 points from Zikiteran Woodley. Jalan West contributed 4 assists for them, while DeQuan Hicks had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Stephen F. Austin were victorious, as the score was 43-33 at the break.
Northwestern State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-31.