Stephen F. Austin’s Thomas Walkup stole the show

The Lumberjacks may have been eliminated Sunday night in Brooklyn by a stingy Notre Dame squad, but Stephen F. Austin gave fans across the country a glimpse of the truth in the form of senior guard/forward Thomas Walkup. The 6-foot-4 bearded baller danced his way into fans’ hearts this year, charming spectators with a Southland Conference Tournament title and a shocking 70-56...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Brad Underwood gets emotional talking about Thomas Walkup

The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks had a very impressive run through the NCAA Tournament. As a No. 14 seed, they upset the West Virginia Mountaineers and nearly pulled off an even bigger upset over Notre Dame on Sunday as they were led by senior Thomas Walkup, who had an unbelievable showing in the team’s two games. Head coach Brad Underwood talked about Walkup after Sunday’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: Stephen F. Austin's Walkup called for 3 foul

The Latest on the fourth full day of the men's NCAA Tournament, including games being played in New York; St. Louis; Oklahoma City and Spokane, Washington. Women's NCAA Tournament games are being played in Syracuse, New York; Louisville, Kentucky; Columbia, South Carolina; Starkville, Mississippi; Waco, Texas; Tempe, Arizona; and Corvallis, Oregon (All times EDT): --- 4 p.m. ...
Via Associated Press
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Walkup the New NCAA Tournament Star in Brooklyn

Thomas Walkup Had 33 Points For SFA/sfa.eduBy Josh Adams@NCAAHoopsDigest He has matinee good looks and a hell of a jump shot. A rags to riches story hailing out of Stephen F. Austin University, Thomas Walkup introduced himself to the national stage on Friday night with a ridiculous line of 33 points, 9 boards and 4 assists in the Lumberjacks (yes their name is the Lumberjacks)...
Via College Hoops Digest
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Stone Cold: Stephen F. Austin bodyslams West Virginia by 14 points

The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks did not record the biggest upset on first-round Friday in the 2016 NCAA Tournament. The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders attained that honor when they shocked Tom Izzo and Michigan State earlier in the day. The Lumberjacks will have to settle for “second,” but they finished in first place after 40 minutes against the West Virginia Mountaineers....
Via The Comeback
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Walkup, No. 14 Stephen F. Austin upset No. 3 West Virginia

NEW YORK — Thomas Walkup scored 33 points and 14th-seeded Stephen F. Austin faced down West Virginia's full-court pressure with some of its own in-your-face defense, pulling off a rugged, 70-56 first-round upset of the third-seeded Mountaineers Friday night in the NCAA Tournament. The Lumberjacks (28-5) ran the nation's longest winning streak to 21 games and will face either six...
Via Associated Press
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

SF Austin's Thomas Walkup is an NCAA Tournament star

Every March, there is one player who emerges during the NCAA Tournament to capture the imaginations of college basketball fans across the country. Stephen F. Austin senior Thomas Walkup is assuming that role in 2016. Walkup, a 6-foot-4, 195-pound star who both plays for the Lumberjacks and looks like a lumberjack, had a career game against 3-seed West Virginia, pouring in 33 points...
Via College Spun
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Walkup leads SFA to third straight Southland title

KATY, Texas (AP) Thomas Walkup had 19 points and six rebounds to lead Stephen F. Austin to its third straight NCAA Tournament appearance with an 82-60 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi - its 20th consecutive victory - in the Southland Conference Tournament championship Saturday night. Clide Geffrard had 18 points and eight rebounds for the Lumberjacks (27-5), who shot 47 percent...
Via Associated Press
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Walkup's triple-double leads Stephen F. Austin by UIW 84-58

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Thomas Walkup recorded a triple-double with 10:22 remaining - Stephen F. Austin's first since Pete Harris on Feb. 26, 1973 - and the Lumberjacks beat Incarnate Word 84-58 on Monday night to extend the nation's longest winning streak to 16 games. Walkup had a double-double in the first half with 10 points and 10 rebounds as SFA held a 42-25 lead after Demetrious...
Via Associated Press
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Thomas Walkup Headlines 2015 Southland Awards

Thomas Walkup of Stephen F. Austin has been named the 2015 Southland Player of the Year. Walkup is joined on the All-Southland First Team are Desharick Guidy, Johnathan Jordan, Denzel Livingston and Jalan West. Michael Holyfield won Defensive Player of the Year honors, while Jordan Howard received the Freshman of the Year award.
Via RealGM
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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