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.