Stephen F. Austin wins in overtime 68-67
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP)—Walt Harris scored 22 points as Stephen F. Austin defeated Nicholls State 68-67 in overtime in Southland Conference play on Wednesday night.
Harris made 4 of 6 from 3-point range and scored all seven overtime points for Stephen F. Austin (16-5, 6-2), who won its fifth in a row since last losing to Nicholls State (7-13, 3-5) on Jan. 16, 70-63.
The Colonels were led by Anatoly Bose’s game-high 38 points. Bose made 6 of 12 from 3 and 11 of 22 from the field.
The Lumberjacks led by as many as 10 points with just 6:19 left in the game. Kenny Franklin Jr. would score his only 3 points on the night with 3-seconds left to tie the game at 61-61.
Harris hit a 3-pointer with 10-seconds left in overtime to give the Lumberjacks a 68-67 lead. Bose would miss a chance for the victory as he missed a layup as time expired.