NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- Kevon Harris had 23 points as all five starters scored in double figures and Stephen F. Austin won its eighth consecutive game with an 81-74 victory over New Orleans on Saturday.
Harris knocked down 7 of 13 shots from the floor for the Lumberjacks (21-3, 12-1 Southland Conference), including 4 of 6 from 3-point range. He added six rebounds. John Comeaux and Roti Ware both hit 5 of 8 shots and scored 13 apiece. Gavin Kensmil had 10 points and seven rebounds, while Nathan Bain scored 10 with seven assists.
SFA hit half of its 54 shots from the floor and made 8 of 17 from beyond the arc (47%). The Lumberjacks sank 19 of 28 free throws. New Orleans shot 47% overall and from distance (7 of 15) and made 23 of 27 foul shots.
The Lumberjacks improve to 2-0 against the Privateers for the season. Stephen F. Austin defeated New Orleans 87-68 on Jan. 4.
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