KATY, Texas -- Walt Harris scored 15 points, 11 in the second half, to lead Stephen F. Austin to a 60-53 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Thursday and earn a spot in the Southland Conference Tournament Championship.
The Lumberjacks (23-8, 11-5), the No. 2 seed of the tournament, never trailed in defeating Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (17-15 10-6), which was 6 of 14 on free throws and 3 of 12 on 3-pointers.
The win is Lumberjacks head coach Danny Kaspar's 400th coaching victory.
Stephen F. Austin is the defending tournament champion, advancing to the NCAA field for the first time in school history last season.
They will face Sam Houston State in the championship. Sam Houston defeated Southeastern Louisiana 88-85 on Thursday night.