Stephen F. Austin defeats Texas State 77-70

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SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP)—Eddie Williams scored 20 points and Jereal Scott added 17 to lead Stephen F. Austin to a 77-70 victory against Texas State on Wednesday night.

The Lumberjacks (19-7, 9-4 Southland), who remained in first place in the East Division, had three other players score in double figures: Walt Harris with 14 points, Orren Tims with 11 and Denzel Barnes with 10.

Cameron Johnson had 18 points and 12 rebounds for Texas State (12-15, 6-7), which has lost five of its last seven games. Uriel Segura added 16 points.

Stephen F. Austin led 64-62 before Tims had a three-point play with 4:04 remaining. That sparked a run, led by a dunk and three free throws by Scott, that gave the Lumberjacks an eight-point cushion with 1:09 to play.

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 Top Performers
 Stephen F. Austin
Eddie Williams Eddie Williams
8-14,  20 Pts
6 Rebs, 4 Assists
 Texas St.
Cameron Johnson Cameron Johnson
9-14,  18 Pts
12 Rebs, 2 Assists

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