NATCHITOCHES, La. -- Deshaunt Walker scored 22 points as Stephen F. Austin remained unbeaten in conference play by staking out a 74-58 win over Northwestern State Thursday night.
The Lumberjacks (16-2, 5-0 Southland ) closed the first half on a 7-0 run after Northwestern State knotted the game on DeQuan Hicks' jumper with 2:22 left. Stephen F. Austin went into intermission with a 35-28 advantage and opened the second half with a 7-1 run to go up 42-29.
Walker, who scored 24 points against Texas November 11, was 7 of 13 from the field and 5 of 9 from 3-point range. Desmond Haymon and Thomas Walkup added and 16 and 13 points, respectively, and Jacob Parker added 11 points and grabbed 13 rebounds.