Scores

Final

SF Austin 72

(19-8, 10-6 Southland)

Texas State 56

(13-14, 8-8 Sun Belt)

    8:30 PM ET, March 5, 2004

    Strahan Coliseum, San Marcos, Texas

    1 2 T
    SFA 31 4172
    TXST 17 3956

    Stephen F. Austin 72, Texas State 56

    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.

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