Stephen F. Austin 67, Cent. Arkansas 56

Stephen F. Austin 67, Cent. Arkansas 56

Published Jan. 11, 2012 10:26 p.m. ET

Jonathan King made all seven shots he took Wednesday night, scoring 19 points to lead Stephen F. Austin past Central Arkansas 67-56.

Jereal Scott hit double figures for the 12th time this season, scoring 15, and Taylor Smith had 13 as the Lumberjacks (9-7, 3-0 Southland) won their fourth straight. King grabbed eight rebounds for Stephen F. Austin, which has held every opponent under 70 points.

Robert Crawford led the Bears (5-9, 0-2) with 15.

The Lumberjacks took their first lead at 11-10 when Smith's jumper started an 8-0 run midway through the first half. They extended it to 28-20 at the break.


The Bears closed within 28-26 with 17:41 to play but never led. Stephen F. Austin's lead crested at 19 when King's three-point play made it 55-36 with 7:14 left.

Central Arkansas, losing its sixth in a row, was playing its first home game since Dec. 7.