Harris scores 31, leads Stephen F. Austin past Rice 81-62
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) Kevon Harris scored a career-high 31 points and Stephen F. Austin forced 27 turnovers to beat Rice 81-62 on Saturday.
Harris was 11 of 19 from the floor and made a career-best eight 3-pointers. Shannon Bogues had 18 points on 6-of-14 shooting and made all six of his free throws for the Lumberjacks (9-1), who have won five straight and are 7-0 at home.
Leon Gilmore III added nine points, including a one-handed slam dunk that gave the Lumberjacks a 79-57 lead.
Robert Martin and Connor Cashaw each had 13 points to lead Rice (2-7), which has lost five of its last six games.
Stephen F. Austin collected 16 assists and 17 steals. Ty Charles led with six assists and had three steals, with seven Lumberjacks recording at least one steal.