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Nicholls State 40

(8-8, 1-2 Southland)

SF Austin 55

(11-4, 3-0 Southland)

    7:00 PM ET, January 17, 2009

    William R. Johnson Coliseum, Nacogdoches, Texas

    1 2 T
    NICH 15 2540
    SFA 31 2455

    Top Performers

    Nicholls St: A. Bose 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Stephen F. Austin: M. Kingsley 18 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Stephen F.Austin 55, Nicholls St. 40

    Associated Press

    NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- Matt Kingsley had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead Stephen F. Austin to a 55-40 victory over Nicholls State on Saturday night.

    Josh Alexander scored 15 points, including three 3-pointers, for the Lumberjacks (11-4, 3-0 Southland).

    Stephen F. Austin went ahead for good during a 13-2 run for a 20-10 lead with 6:15 left in the first half. Alexander had five points and Kingsley added four during the run.

    The Colonels (8-8, 1-2) also had two players reach double digits. Anatoly Bose scored 17, including five 3-pointers, and Ryan Bathie had 12.

    The Lumberjacks held Nicholls State to 6-of-17 shooting (35 percent) while taking a 31-15 halftime lead.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NICH
    SFA
    Points 40 55
    FG Made-Attempted 16-39 (.410) 22-46 (.478)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-18 (.389) 3-13 (.231)
    FT Made-Attempted 1-6 (.167) 8-16 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 18

    2008-09 Season

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