Stephen F. Austin dominates Central Arkansas 85-61
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Thomas Walkup and Desmond Haymon combined for 44 points and 16 rebounds as Stephen F. Austin cruised past Central Arkansas 85-61 Saturday night.
SFA, which had already secured the regular season Southland Conference championship, picked up its 26th consecutive victory. The Lumberjacks have also now won 33 in a row on their home court and finished conference play undefeated. SFA will not play in the conference tournament until the semifinal game on Friday.
The Lumberjacks (29-2, 18-0) held a 42-30 halftime advantage and were up 73-44 with 8:05 remaining. UCA only trailed 19-15 midway of the first half but the Lumberjacks quickly moved to a 31-19 advantage.
Walkup finished with 24 points and eight rebounds and Haymon had 20 points and eight rebounds. Deshaunt Walker had 16 points and Jacob Parker added 12 points and 12 rebounds.
DeShone McClure led UCA (8-21, 5-13) with 21 points.