Lamar 70, Stephen F. Austin 65
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP)—Alan Daniels scored 24 points to lead Lamar to a 70-65 victory over Stephen F. Austin on Thursday night.
Daniels hit 8-of-19 field goals, including 4-of-10 3-pointers. He also had four assists. Thomas Fairley added 12 points for the Cardinals (9-7, 2-1 Southland).
Antuane Miller led Stephen F. Austin (7-6, 0-3) with 22 points, 12 of those in the final 12 minutes. He also had eight rebounds.
Lamar led 39-30 at the half.
The Lumberjacks pulled to within two points at 61-59 with 4:50 left on a jumper by Miller. But Lamar used two free throws and a dunk to pull ahead to 65-59. The Lumberjacks could get no closer than four points, 67-63, on a jumper by Miller with 2:38 left.