Stephen F.Austin 73, Longwood 69

Jereal Scott scored 22 points, including a tie-breaking layup

with 38 seconds left to help Stephen F. Austin beat Longwood 73-69

on Saturday.

Eddie Williams added 14 points, and Jordan Glynn had 11 points

and grabbed 11 boards for the Lumberjacks (6-2).

In a game that was close throughout the first half, Williams hit

a 3-pointer as time expired to pull the Lumberjacks within 43-40.

But Walt Harris’ jumper capped an 11-3 run early in the second half

that gave the Lumberjacks a three-point lead.

The teams traded leads the rest of the way until Scott’s layup

broke a 69-69 tie in the final minute. Williams sank a pair of free

throws with 6 seconds left for the Lumberjacks’ final margin.

Aaron Mitchell and Dana Smith paced the Lancers (1-9) with 14

points apiece.

The Lumberjacks have won five straight since losing 63-61 to

Texas Tech on Nov. 24.