Stephen F. Austin hangs on to beat Louisiana-Monroe

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NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP)—Josh Alexander and Matt Kingsley scored 18 points each and Nick Shaw had a double-double to help lead Stephen F. Austin to a 71-68 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Wednesday night.

Shaw had 16 points and 16 rebounds for the Lumberjacks (3-1). Eric Bell scored 12 points and had nine assists for Stephen F. Austin.

Stephen F. Austin led by as much as 14 points in the second half after holding a narrow 38-34 halftime lead. Louisiana-Monroe cut the lead to the final margin of 71-68 with 45 seconds left.

Tony Hooper led the Warhawks (1-3) with 23 points. Jordan Payne added 15.

The Lumberjacks shot 45 percent for the game to the Warhawks’ 39 percent.

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 Top Performers
 LA Monroe
T. Hooper T. Hooper
9-18,  23 Pts
2 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Stephen F. Austin
N. Shaw N. Shaw
7-11,  17 Pts
16 Rebs, 3 Assists

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