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Stephen F. Austin 65, Sam Houston State 53 / Final

Sat, March 3, 2018 9:00 pm (ET GMT)   Conference: Southland  
Location: Johnson Coliseum • Huntsville, TX  
Lumberjacks (65)
Bearkats (53)
Score by Half: Stephen F. Austin 37-28 - 65   Sam Houston State 16-37 - 53  
Team Rebounds: Stephen F. Austin 2, Sam Houston State 4
Top Performances
1Leon Gilmore (SFA) 23 pts (8/11 fg), 4/5 3fg, 11 reb, 2 stl, 4 blk
2Christopher Galbreath (SAMH) 13 pts (6/13 fg), 1/2 3fg, 6 reb, 3 stl, 2 blk
3Jamal Williams (SAMH) 10 pts (4/6 fg), 8 reb
Game Forecasts
ELO Ratings: Before SFA 1322 (#122), SAMH 1217 (#187)  After SFA 1347 (#113), SAMH 1192 (#172)
ELO Points Transfer: 25
AP Game Recap

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) Leon Gilmore III scored a career-high 23 points with 11 rebounds and four blocks as Stephen F. Austin jumped out to an early lead and dominated Sam Houston State 65-53 on Saturday night in the regular-season finale.

Both teams will have a first-round bye in the upcoming Southland Conference Tournament set to begin in Katy, Texas on Wednesday. Stephen F. Austin (25-6, 14-4) has a No. 3 seed and Sam Houston State (18-13, 12-6) enters the tourney as the No. 4 seed.

Shannon Bogues added 15 points for SFA. Gilmore had 12 points and three blocks in the first half.

The Lumberjacks powered their way to a 37-16 halftime advantage, shooting 54 percent (13-24) from the field while limiting SHSU to 6-of-27 shooting (22 percent).

The Bearkats got back in the game in the second half, besting the Lumberjacks 37-28, but SFA maintained a double-digit advantage throughout the final period.

SFA has dominated this rivalry recently, winning 16 of the last 17 meetings, including an 82-66 victory earlier this year.

Christopher Galbreath Jr. had 13 points and Marcus Harris added 12 for SHSU.

GameFlo
Biggest Lead: SFA +26   Run: SFA 13-2 (1-19:35 to 1-13:51)
Play by Play
Matchup History
Season Series: Stephen F. Austin, 2-0 Previous 3 Seasons: Stephen F. Austin, 8-3 Since 1990: Stephen F. Austin, 36-29
3/4/06
SFA 73 SAMH 72
2/14/05
SAMH 78 SFA 64
1/15/05
SFA 57 SAMH 63
3/8/04
SAMH 53 SFA 85
2/28/04
SFA 71 SAMH 61
1/29/04
SAMH 67 SFA 68
3/14/03
SFA 66 SAMH 69
2/22/03
SFA 62 SAMH 69
1/18/03
SAMH 70 SFA 77
2/16/02
SFA 61 SAMH 71

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More Info & Glossary

MIN: Minutes, PTS: Points, FGM: Field Goals Made, FGA: Field Goals Attempted, FG%: Field Goal Percentage, 3FM: 3-Pt FG Made, 3FA: 3-Pt FG Attempted, 3FG%: 3-Pt FG Percentage, 2FM: 2-Pt Made, 2FA: 2-Pt FG Attempted, FTM: Free Throws Made, FTA: Free Throws Attempted, FT%: Free Throw Percentage, OREB: Offensive Rebounds, REB: Total Rebounds, AST: Assists, STL: Steals, BLK: Blocks, TO: Turnovers, PF: Points For, Eff: Efficiency score, UsgRt: Usage Rate (estimate of the percentage of team plays used by a player), PrRt: Presence Rate, PS: Performance score, O/U: Over/underperform vs. season perf score average

PTS: Points, Poss: Possessions, O-PPP: Points/Possession, Pace: Possessions per 40 Minutes, TS%: True Shooting (weights 3FG, 2FG, FT), eFG%: Effective Field Goal %, ORB%: Offensive Rebound %, DRB%: Defensive Rebound %, TOV%: Turnover %, FT/FGA: Free Throws/FG Attempts

BenchPts: Bench Points, 2ndChance: Second Chance Points, InPaint: Points in the Paint, OffTO: Points Off Turnovers, Fastbreak: Fast break Points, TimePoss: Time Of Possession

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