NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Josh Alexander matched his season high with 19 points today to lead Stephen F. Austin to 66-62 victory over
Alexander had 13 points in the opening half when the Lumberjacks
(7-1) took the lead and the junior guard sank back-to-back 3-points
in the final 2:30 to help the visitors survive a late Oklahoma
The Sooners (7-3) trailed by as many as nine in the second half,
mostly due to cold shooting and a handful of untimely turnovers.
But a David Godbold 3-pointer capped a 9-2 run that cut the SFA
lead to 46-44 with 6:26 remaining.
But Oklahoma missed three straight chances to either tie the
game or take the lead, and the Lumberjacks made several key free
throws down the stretch.
Longar Longar led OU with 19 points, 17 of which came after the
intermission. Godbold had 11 points for the Sooners, while Blake
Griffin had 10 points and six rebounds.