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

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Stephen F. Austin vs. Stanford: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Stephen F. Austin 57
(27-5, 11-4 away)
Stanford 58
(19-14, 12-5 home)
Venue: Maples Pavilion
11:00PM ET / 8:00PM PT, March 19, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Stephen F. Austin 32 25 57
Stanford 31 27 58
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Stephen F. Austin T Smith 18 T Smith 7 H Bateman 7
Stanford D Powell 12 D Powell 15 A Bright 3

On Tuesday, Mar. 19, No. 5-seeded Stephen F. Austin took on No. 4-seeded Stanford and let one slip away to the Cardinal 58-57 in the first round of the NIT. Taylor Smith put up a game-high 18 points and seven rebounds in the Lumberjacks loss. Antonio Bostic had 15 points and added six rebounds. Dwight Powell registered a double-double for the Cardinal on a team-high 12 points and 15 rebounds. Stephen F. Austin closes out the season with a 27-5 record. In the regular season, they finished first in the Southland with a 16-2 record in conference play.

Stephen F. Austin Game Notes

  • SFA beat the spread by six points. That makes the 2nd time this season the Lumberjacks have beaten the spread.
  • The Lumberjacks have been unlucky four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Stephen F. Austin is 27-22 in close games.
  • SFA set a season low for blocks (one).
  • This is the third loss of the season where the Lumberjacks opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • Taylor Smith accounted for 31.5 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Taylor Smith and Antonio Bostic) accounted for 44.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • Taylor Smith has led the team in scoring 19 times and in rebounding 26 times in 32 games this season.
  • Taylor Smith has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Desmond Haymon has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • Antonio Bostic has seven straight double-digit point games.

Stanford Game Notes

  • The Cardinal won this one, but have lost six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Stanford is 23-28 in close games.
  • Dwight Powell accounted for 45.4 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Dwight Powell has led the team in scoring 13 times and in rebounding 17 times in 33 games this season.
  • Dwight Powell recorded the 18th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Dwight Powell has 20 straight double-digit point games.
  • Dwight Powell recorded a double-double. It was his 10th this season and 13th of his career.
  • Dwight Powell set a career high with four blocks.
  • Aaron Bright has three straight double-digit point games.
SFA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATaylor Smith401870113
AAntonio Bostic351562001
AHal Bateman341227103
BDesmond Haymon361051201
CThomas Walkup26220200
D+Jacob Parker18040000
-Trey Pinkney6001001
-Nikola Gajic5000001
STAN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADwight Powell3612151243
B+Gabriel Harris18931000
BRobbie Lemons16630000
B-Aaron Bright311123002
C+Josh Huestis33731001
CJohn Gage7311101
C-Andy Brown18420102
C-Chasson Randle29621103
-C. Sanders5001001
-Rosco Allen4002100
-Stefan Nastic3010000

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