STEPHEN F.AUSTIN LUMBERJACKS NEWS

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: Notre Dame holds off Stephen F. Austin, 76-75

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): --- 4:55 p.m...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Notre Dame beats Stephen F. Austin on tip-in

Notre Dame is on to the Sweet 16.  The Fighting Irish, the No. 6 seed in the East Region, knocked off No. 14 seed Stephen F. Austin, 76-75, on a game-winning tip-in with 1.5 seconds left by Rex Pflueger. The basket was Pflueger’s only score of the game.  Here’s the video: Notre Dame's Rex Pflueger tips in the game-winner. Wow. https://t.co/JiZzv9oAlC — Bleacher Report...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: Oklahoma reserve out vs. VCU amid family death

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): --- 4:30 p.m...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 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 AP on Fox
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: Stephen F. Austin has success with 2 styles

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): --- 3:40 p.m...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: Stephen F. Austin's game different this time

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): --- 3:15 p.m...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Oklahoma State to hire Brad Underwood as head coach?

Another Cinderella coach could be well on his way to a power conference job. Stephen F. Austin coach Brad Underwood could become the Oklahoma State coach before the week is out, according to one report. The Cowboys parted ways with Travis Ford on Friday. Just texted by very influential OSU booster if #SFA loses Sunday, Brad Underwood could be #OKState's coach before the end of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Stone Cold gives Stephen F. Austin a shoutout on Twitter

The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks have become one of the better stories of the NCAA Tournament after they knocked off No. 3 West Virginia with their great play and even better personalities. So of course, when you’re living on a high note, you have to use your popularity to your advantage. That’s exactly what they did in trying to court Stone Cold Steve Austin, the WWE Hall...
Via The Comeback
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephen F. Austin hoping to shock the world again against Notre Dame

NEW YORK (AP) -- Notre Dame forward Bonzie Colson was in the locker room, still digesting a first-round victory against Michigan when he got the inevitable question: What do you know about your next opponent?For Colson and the Fighting Irish, that meant No. 14 seed Stephen F. Austin, which beat three seed West Virginia on Friday night in the NCAA Tournament. The Lumberjacks take...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephen F. Austin-Notre Dame Preview

NEW YORK (AP) Notre Dame forward Bonzie Colson was in the locker room, still digesting a first-round victory against Michigan when he got the inevitable question: What do you know about your next opponent? For Colson and the Fighting Irish, that meant No. 14 seed Stephen F. Austin, which beat three seed West Virginia on Friday night in the NCAA Tournament. The Lumberjacks take...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Doing it all: Versatile Walkup, Stephen F. Austin face Irish

NEW YORK (AP) Notre Dame forward Bonzie Colson was in the locker room, still digesting a first-round victory against Michigan when he got the inevitable question: What do you know about your next opponent? For Colson and the Fighting Irish, that meant No. 14 seed Stephen F. Austin, which beat three seed West Virginia on Friday night in the NCAA Tournament. The Lumberjacks take...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephen F. Austin wants pro wrestler "Stone Cold" Steve Austin at game

On Friday, No. 14 seed Stephen F. Austin stunned No. 3 West Virginia with a thorough 14-point beating on Friday, and they’re clearly having a blast with it. With their win, the internet erupted with Stephen F. Austin – Steve Austin jokes, and Austin himself retweeted a few on his Twitter, including this graphic: No they didn't. @WWE @steveaustinBSR #MarchMadness #andthatsthebottomline...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 19, 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

Press Virginia meets its match, ousted by Stephen F. Austin

NEW YORK (AP) Press Virginia met its match in Stephen F. Austin, showing the Mountaineers that you don't have to pick up full court to force a ton of turnovers. West Virginia became the only No. 3 seed to fail to advance past the first round of the NCAA Tournament, falling to Thomas Walkup and the 14th-seeded Lumberjacks 70-56 on Friday night. Walkup scored 33 points and Stephen...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephen F. Austin drops West Virginia in Upset

The day of the underdog continued on Friday night as the No. 14 Lumberjacks of Stephen F. Austin took down No. 3 West Virginia, 70-56, to move to the round of 32 on Sunday. The win makes the Lumberjacks the ninth double-digit seed to win in the first round of this year’s tournament. That number is tied for the most in tournament history. Thomas Walkup had a game-high 33 points...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 18, 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 AP on Fox
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Walkup, No. 14 Stephen F. Austin upset West Virginia 70-56

NEW YORK (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
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 AP on Fox
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Floyd, Stephen F. Austin crush Houston Baptist 104-68

KATY, Texas (AP) Demetrious Floyd made 12 of 18 field-goal attempts, including career-high tying six 3-pointers, and scored 30 points to help top-seeded Stephen F. Austin beat No. 4 seed Houston Baptist 104-68 in the semifinals of the Southland Conference tournament Friday night. Thomas Walkup made 6 of 9 field goals, 11 of 11 free throws and finished with 23 points and six assists...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Stephen F. Austin pushes win streak to 18, finishes conference play perfect

HUNTSVILLE, Texas —€” Thomas Walkup scored a career-high 37 points and Stephen F. Austin extended the nation's longest win streak to 18 games with an 85-64 win over rival Sam Houston State on Saturday night. The win gives the Lumberjacks a perfect 18-0 record in Southland Conference play this season, the second time in three years they have accomplished the feat and just the...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 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 AP on Fox
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss
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