Alexander leads Stephen F. Austin past McNeese State, 64-39
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP)—Josh Alexander scored 19 points and Stephen F. Austin held McNeese State to 30 percent shooting in a 64-39 victory Saturday night.
Matt Kingsley was the other double-figure scorer for the Lumberjacks (15-2, 3-1 Southland) with 13, highlighted by 7-of-9 shooting on free throws.
John Pinchon led the Cowboys (7-8, 1-2) with 13 points on 5-of-9 shooting, but the rest of the starters were just 8-of-33 from the field.
Stephen F. Austin led 15-1 when McNeese finally hit its first field goal—a 3-pointer by Diego Kapelan with 11:58 remaining in the first half.
The Lumberjacks were 9-of-18 from 3-point range, led by Alexander (3-of-7) and Gerald Fonzie (3-of-6), who finished with nine points.