Harris has 23 points, 12 boards, SF Austin beats Longwood
FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Kevon Harris had 23 points and 12 rebounds as Stephen F. Austin opened the season with a 74-61 win over Longwood on Saturday afternoon.
Harris was 6 of 14 from the floor and dropped in 11 of 14 free-throw attempts. TJ Holyfield drilled 4 of 6 from beyond the arc to finish with 18 points, four steals and two blocks. Shannon Bogues came off the bench to make 6 of 8 from the floor for 15 points with five rebounds.
The Lumberjacks jumped out to an early 15-3 lead and took a 41-31 advantage into the break. Holyfield drilled a 3-pointer for a 66-46 lead with 7:54 left in the game.
Isaiah Walton nailed a trey and followed with a layup to start a 10-2 run to close to 68-56 at the 3:56 mark. Holyfield answered with a 3-pointer that shut the door on the Lancers.
Walton had 21 points to lead Longwood.