NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- Stephen F. Austin roared to a 55-17 lead after 20 minutes, then cruised to its 18th consecutive win and 10th straight Southland Conference victory, routing Nicholls State 93-64 Thursday night.
The Lumberjacks stormed out to a 26-5 lead after 10 minutes of play and eventually led by as many as 41 points.
Stephen F. Austin (21-2, 10-0 Southland) shot 56.5 percent from the field (35 of 62) and had nine Lumberjacks score at least a point. The Stephen F. Austin bench outscored Nicholls State 39-19.
The Lumberjacks held a 29-17 advantage in points off turnovers -- forcing 21.