Coaches could hardly watch the tape, it turned their stomachs. The seeds for Stephen F. Austin’s improbable run to the third-round of the NCAA tournament were planted in a hotel room near Johnson City, Tenn., on Nov. 23.
After the Lumberjacks lost to East Tennessee State, 66-58, first-year coach Brad Underwood and assistants were so steamed that they forced themselves to watch...
The Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball team closed out regulation on a four-point play from senior Desmond Haymon to tie it 67-67 and then outscored VCU 10-8 in overtime to advance to the third round of the NCAA Tournament with a 77-75 victory Friday evening at Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl, the program’s first-ever win in the big dance.
Haymon and the Lumberjacks (32-2) trailed...
Stephen F. Austin beat VCU in one of the crazier finishes of this already wild NCAA Tournament on Friday night. Down by as much as 11 points, SF Austin completed the comeback after Desmond Haymon was fouled in the act of a three pointer by VCU’s JeQuan Lewis in the final seconds of regulation. Haymon made his free-throw—-sending the game to overtime. Was he really fouled?...
Being a No. 5 seed sure hasn't paid off so far during the NCAA Tournament. First Harvard upset Cincinnati. Then there was North Dakota State taking down Oklahoma. NC State had a shot to beat Saint Louis but wasn't able to finish them off.And than there was Stephen F. Austin.@SBNationGIF/TwitterThe Lumberjacks needed a pair of missed free throws by VCU's Jordan Burgess...
SAN DIEGO -- Desmond Haymon scored on an improbable four-point play with 3.6 seconds in regulation and hit a big 3-pointer in overtime to lead No. 12 seed Stephen F. Austin to a 77-75 win over fifth-seeded Virginia Commonwealth Friday night in the NCAA tournament's South Region.
VCU spent most of the second half exerting its trademark Havoc defense on Stephen F. Austin after falling behind the Lumberjacks early, but the play of the game goes to the 12-seed. With under four seconds remaining in regulation and the Lumberjacks down 67-63, Desmond Haymon drilled a three from the corner and drew a foul on VCU’s JeQuan Lewis. Haymon converted on the four point...
VCU will meet Southland Conference Champion Stephen F. Austin Friday in the NCAA Tournament Round of 64 at Viejas Arena in San Diego, the Rams learned Sunday.
The Rams (26-8) received the 5-seed in the South Region. It's the second straight season the Rams have received a 5-seed from the NCAA Selection Committee. VCU's selection for the field of 68 marks a school-record fourth...
In the NCAA tournament, upsets are bound to happen. You never know when a shocking result will occur, but don’t be surprised if these games end up going to the underdogs.
(5) VCU vs. (12) Stephen F. Austin, South Region
Shaka Smart’s VCU Rams have played the part of Cinderella before. This year, they’ll find out what it’s like to be on the other end — in more ways than...
Jacob Parker of Stephen F. Austin has been named Southland Player of the Year.
Joining Parker on the All-Southland First Team are Shawn Glover, Johnathan Jordan, LaQuentin Miles and Jalan West.
West was also named Defensive Player of the Year.
On the All-Southland Second Team are Korey Billbury, Ledrick Eackles, Desmond Haymon, DeQuan Hicks and Denzel Livingston.
Up to this point, the Southland Conference has been most known for being the last known whereabouts of Pat Knight, formerly the head coach of Lamar University; but Stephen F Austin is ready to change all that.
After falling one game short of an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament last season, the Stephen F Austin Lumberjacks have rolled through the 2013-14 campaign like a hot...
Jacob Parker, who had 17 points, tipped in Desmond Haymon's missed jump shot as time expired to give Stephen F. Austin a 76-74 victory over upset-minded Incarnate Word Saturday night.
Stephen F. Austin (20-2, 9-0 Southland Conference) almost saw its win streak, now at 17 games, come to end as Incarnate Word took a 69-62 lead following Sam Burmeister's 3-point shot with 4...
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February 01, 2014
Deshaunt Walker scored 17 points and Thomas Walkup added 15 to lead Stephen F. Austin in its seventh straight win and a decisive 83-49 victory over Division-II Elmhurst on Saturday night.
Walker and Walkup shot above 50 percent and combined for six assists as Stephen F. Austin handled the ball well on both ends of the court. The Lumberjacks (10-2) finished with 21 steals, forced...
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December 21, 2013
Deshaunt Walker scored 22 points and sank five 3-pointers to help Stephen F. Austin coast past North Texas 87-53 Sunday.
The Lumberjacks (9-2) had a four-point lead midway through the first half, but broke away with a 21-2 run sparked by a trio of 3-pointers from Walker. Stephen F. Austin coasted to a 47-24 halftime advantage and led by as much as 37 in the second half.
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December 15, 2013
Jacob Parker shot 80 percent from the field and scored 21 points to lead Stephen F Austin in a 98-78 win over Samford on Tuesday night.
Parker made 8 of 10 from the floor and was 5 of 5 from the free throw line. Desmond Haymon was close behind with 18 points for the Lumberjacks (4-2) in their final game of the Roundball Showcase.
Samford (1-6) shot a better percentage from every...
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November 26, 2013
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Jacob Parker scored 19 points to lead Stephen F. Austin past Texas-Tyler 90-64 on Friday night.
The defending Southland Conference regular season champs beat up on Division III UT-Tyler. Dresmond Haymon scored 17 points and Nikola Gajic added 14 for Stephen F. Austin. The win was the first under new head coach Brad Underwood. The Lumberjacks are 10-4 in their last 14 season openers...
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November 09, 2013