SF Austin rolls past Samford 98-78
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP)
Jacob Parker shot 80 percent from the field and scored 21 points to lead Stephen F Austin in a 98-78 win over Samford on Tuesday night.
Parker made 8 of 10 from the floor and was 5 of 5 from the free throw line. Desmond Haymon was close behind with 18 points for the Lumberjacks (4-2) in their final game of the Roundball Showcase.
Samford (1-6) shot a better percentage from every area of the floor, but did not take as many shots. The Bulldogs shot 24 of 42 from the field compared to 34 of 61 for SF Austin, who grabbed nine more offensive rebounds than the Bulldogs for second-chance shots.
Brandon Roberts came off the bench to score 20 points (7 of 13) and three other Bulldogs scored in double digits. SF Austin led by six points at the half, but outscored Samford 55-41 in the second.