Charles scores 31, Stephen F. Austin cruises 102-82
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Ty Charles poured in a career-high 31 points, going 7 of 11 from behind the 3-point arc, led four players into double-figure scoring and Stephen F. Austin raced past Houston Baptist 102-82 Wednesday night, breaking the century mark for the third time this season.
Ivan Canete added 17 points, including five 3-pointers as he and Charles connected on all 12 of the Lumberjacks treys. Canete also had eight assists, TJ Holyfield scored 15 and Leon Gilmore III 13 points for Stephen F. Austin (18-4, 7-2 Southland Conference).
Charles finished the game 53 points shy of reaching 1,000 career and Holyfield is 60 points away.
Stephen F. Austin has won 20 of 21 games with Houston Baptist.
Ian DuBose scored a career-high 23 points — making all 13 attempts at the line — for Houston Baptist (5-18, 1-9). Jalon Gates added 21 with five 3-pointers and David Caraher 18 with 10 rebounds.
Stephen F. Austin dominated points in the paint 48-22 and outscored the Huskies 12-4 on the fast break.