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Stephen F Austin knocks off CS Northridge 74-67

NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- Desmond Haymon's career-high 36 points lifted Stephen F. Austin over Cal State-Northridge 74-67 Monday night.

The Lumberjacks (11-2) won its eighth straight and recorded its 24th straight home win, the second-longest active home win streak in the nation. Jacob Parker added 13 points and nine rebounds for the `Jacks.

Northridge was led by Landon Drew and Stephen Hicks, who both scored 13 points, and Hicks gathered nine boards. Josh Greene made 3 of 5 3-pointers and finished with 11 points.

The Matadors led 37-29 at halftime and held that lead until Thomas Walkup's put-back for SFAU tied it at 51 with 8:46 left. Northridge went back up by six on back-to-back Greene treys with 5:57 remaining. But Stephen F. Austin called timeout after the second 3 and then went on a 20-7 tear the rest of the way to defend its home winning streak.