January 04, 2016

HAMMOND, La. (AP) Clide Geffrard scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Stephen F. Austin beat Southeastern Louisiana 89-69 Monday night.

Geffrard's jumper with 12:52 to play in the first half gave Stephen F. Austin (9-5, 2-0 Southland) a 19-9 lead before Southeastern Louisiana rallied to cut the deficit to 22-19 on Marlain Veal's layup.

But Geffrard's followed with a 3 and Thomas Walkup hit back-to-back jumpers to move the lead to 29-19.

Leading 43-33 at the half, the Lumberjacks used a 10-3 run to start the half and were never again challenged.

The Lumberjacks now own a nine-game conference win streak and are 37-1 against conference opponents under coach Brad Underwood. It was Stephen F. Austin's first road win of the season.

Zay Jackson led Southeastern Louisiana (2-12, 0-1) with 14 points. Veal scored 11 with six assists.

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