Stephen F.Austin 114, Howard Payne 49

Jereal Scott scored a career-high 27 points and pulled down 10

rebounds and four other players finished with double figures as

Stephen F. Austin routed Howard Payne 114-49 on Friday night in the

season opener for both teams.

Scott posted his third career double-double while senior Jordan

Glynn joined him with 15 points and 14 rebounds. Eddie Williams had

10 points. Amos Olatayo added 10 and Zac Downing, 11.

Donovan Gardner led Howard Payne with 10 points. Joshua Dada and

Brandon Irwin added nine apiece for the Yellow Jackets.

Stephen F. Austin was up by just six points in the first half

when Downing hit a 3-pointer at the 6:19 mark to touch off a 17-3

run. The Lumberjacks went in at the half with a 44-21 lead. The

game never got any closer as the Lumberjacks shot 63 percent from

the field in the second period to steadily widen the margin.