Northwestern State vs. Stephen F. Austin: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Northwestern State vs. Stephen F. Austin: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Northwestern State 63
(19-8, 8-7 away)
Stephen F. Austin 64
(24-3, 13-0 home)
Venue: William R. Johnson Coliseum
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, March 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Northwestern State 30 33 63
Stephen F. Austin 36 28 64
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Northwestern State J Hulbin 20 J Hulbin 8 J West 9
Stephen F. Austin T Smith 18 T Smith 11 T Smith 2

On Saturday, Mar. 2, Northwestern State was narrowly defeated by Stephen F. Austin 64-63 in conference play. With the loss, the Demons tie the season series against Stephen F. Austin at 1-1. The Demons got a game-high 20 points and eight rebounds from James Hulbin. Jalan West had eight points and added nine assists. Taylor Smith got a double-double for the Lumberjacks on a team-high 18 points and 11 rebounds. Northwestern State (19-8, 13-3 SLC) gets Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (5-21, 4-11 SLC) on their home court on Thursday, Mar. 7.

Northwestern State Game Notes

  • The Demons have been unlucky two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Northwestern State is 27-17 in close games.
  • Northwestern State has lost 75 percent of the time this season (1-3) after recording 21 or fewer field goals made.
  • Northwestern State has recorded fewer rebounds than their opponents for the past four games.
  • James Hulbin accounted for 31.7 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (James Hulbin and Patrick Robinson) accounted for 43.3 percent of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (16) than the starters (12).
  • The bench recorded more points (46) than the starters (17).
  • James Hulbin has led the team in scoring seven times and in rebounding 10 times in 27 games this season.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of James Hulbin's career.
  • James Hulbin has three straight double-digit point games.

Stephen F. Austin Game Notes

  • The Lumberjacks won this one, but have lost two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Stephen F. Austin is 27-20 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Taylor Smith and Antonio Bostic) accounted for 51.5 percent of the points.
  • Taylor Smith accounted for 30.5 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Taylor Smith has led the team in scoring 17 times and in rebounding 22 times in 27 games this season.
  • Taylor Smith recorded the 14th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Taylor Smith has 12 straight double-digit point games.
  • Taylor Smith recorded a double-double. It was his 10th this season and 13th of his career.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Thomas Walkup.
NSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJames Hulbin302081011
AJalan West33839204
B+Marvin Fraizer191021111
B-P. Robinson18250111
C+Shamir Davis29913102
C+Gary Stewart16630001
CBrison White25730201
D+O.J. Evans15010120
-Dadrian Harris8020000
-Gary Roberson7100001
SFA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Taylor Smith4018112220
AAntonio Bostic401542200
B+Desmond Haymon371361101
C+Thomas Walkup21630101
CJacob Parker14232002
CNikola Gajic6040001
C-Hal Bateman33841208
-Trey Pinkney7201001

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