Harris’ heroics lift Stephen F. Austin past La. Tech 85-83
RUSTON, La. (AP) Kevon Harris scored 25 points shooting 10 of 11 and made the game-winning layup with five seconds to go and Stephen F. Austin beat Louisiana Tech 85-83 on Wednesday.
The Bulldogs failed to get off a shot as time expired.
Jacobi Boykins made a 3-pointer with 61 seconds left to bring Louisiana Tech to within 81-80. On the Lumberjacks’ next possession, Ty Charles got fouled on an offensive rebound on Leon Gilmore III’s missed 3-pointer and made a pair of free throws with 29 seconds to go. Boykins promptly buried another 3-pointer to tie at 83-all.
Ivan Canete scored 14 points and TJ Holyfield added 11 for Stephen F. Austin (8-1). The Lumberjacks have won four straight with its last three coming on wins of four, three and two points respectively.
DaQuan Bracey led Louisiana Tech with 19 points, Boykins and Derric Jean each scored 16 and Jalen Harris had 13 shooting 7 of 8 from the free throw line.