Stephen F. Austin 59, Texas State 55
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP)—Josh Alexander scored 15 points to help lead Stephen F. Austin to a 59-55 win over Texas State on Thursday night.
Texas State cut the lead to 57-55 with 19 seconds left on a jumper by Charles Dotson, but Autuane Miller answered with two free throws with 3 seconds left.
Alexander also had eight rebounds, one blocked shot and two steals for Stephen F. Austin (9-6, 2-3 Southland). Anthony Paez added 11 points for the Lumberjacks.
Brandon Bush came off the bench to lead Texas State (1-12, 0-3) with 17 points. JuShay Rockett added 13 points.
Stephen F. Austin led 22-20 at the half.
The Lumberjacks got 18 points off 19 Texas State turnovers.