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Jacob Parker's 20 points, 12 rebounds and 4 steals help Stephen F. Austin beat Lamar 82-65


BEAUMONT, Texas — Jacob Parker had 20 points, 12 rebounds and four steals to help Stephen F. Austin extend its win streak to 16 games with an 82-65 win over Lamar on Monday night.

Dallas Cameron hit three 3-pointers and scored 13 for the Lumberjacks (17-3, 7-0 Southland) and Jared Johnson added 11 points.

Lamar (10-10, 4-4) shot 40 percent from the field in the first half, compared to just 32.5 percent for Stephen F. Austin. The Cardinals were 0 for 6 from 3-point range, made just 3 of 8 free throws and committed 15 turnovers before the break.

Stephen F. Austin capitalized by scoring 17 points off turnovers and seven second-chance points to take a 39-23 advantage at halftime.

Lamar cut its deficit to 62-51 with 9:47 left, but would get no closer as the Lumberjacks shot 52 percent (13 of 25) in the second half.

Anthony Holliday led the Cardinals with 25 points.

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