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Stephen F. Austin 72, Texas State 56

3/6/2004

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) -- Marcus Clark scored 16 points to lead
four double-digit scorers as Stephen F. Austin beat Texas State
72-56 on Friday night.

Stephen F. Austin (19-8, 10-6 Southland) led from the outset and
used a 10-2 run in the final minutes of the first half to take a
31-17 halftime lead.

The Lumberjacks opened the second half by outscoring Texas State
8-2 to lead by 20 points with 17 minutes remaining.

Texas State (13-14, 8-8) went on an 18-4 run later in the half
to cut the lead to 50-41 at the 7:50 mark, but could get no closer.

The Lumberjacks scored 24 points off 13 Texas State turnovers
while the Bobcats scored eight points off eight Stephen F. Austin
turnovers.

Hank Rivers and Antonio Burks scored 12 points apiece for
Stephen F. Austin. Dedrick Sanders added 10.

Texas State got 18 from Terry Conerway, and Anthony Dill had 12.