January 26, 2015

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) Jacob Parker had 20 points, 12 rebounds and four steals to help Stephen F. Austin extend its win streak to 16 games with an 82-65 win over Lamar on Monday night.

Dallas Cameron hit three 3-pointers and scored 13 for the Lumberjacks (17-3, 7-0 Southland) and Jared Johnson added 11 points.

Lamar (10-10, 4-4) shot 40 percent from the field in the first half, compared to just 32.5 percent for Stephen F. Austin. The Cardinals were 0 for 6 from 3-point range, made just 3 of 8 free throws and committed 15 turnovers before the break.

Stephen F. Austin capitalized by scoring 17 points off turnovers and seven second-chance points to take a 39-23 advantage at halftime.

Lamar cut its deficit to 62-51 with 9:47 left, but would get no closer as the Lumberjacks shot 52 percent (13 of 25) in the second half.

Anthony Holliday led the Cardinals with 25 points.

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