'Jacks Cruise to 96-53 Win Over Concordia
Dec. 16, 2002
Percy Green led the way with 13 points and five other Lumberjacks ended the night with at least 10 points Monday night, as SFA eased to a 96-53 win over Concordia-Austin in the coliseum. SFA took the lead at 6-5 just over three minutes into the game and were never really challenged in evening the season record at 3-3.
Green scored seven points in the second half to lead the Lumberjacks with 13 points. Dedrick Sanders, Marcus Clark and Antonio Burks all finished the night with 12 points. Taylor Moore added 11 points and B.J. Banks rounded out the double figure scoring with 10 points for SFA. Every member of the SFA squad had at least two points in the game.
Burks ended the night one rebound shy of a double-double with nine rebounds to go along with his 12 points. Sanders finished the night with five boards as SFA outrebounded the Tornados 37-24.
SFA shot .609 from the field, connecting on 39 of 64 attempts in the game. The 'Jacks also had one of their better nights from beyond the three point arc, making five of 13 from beyond the stripe (.385).
Marcus Clark, the freshman point guard from Marshall, recorded a new career high with eight assists in the game against only two turnovers.
The 'Jacks also tallied 17 steals against Concordia-Austin, two nights after recording 14 thefts in a win over Oral Roberts. The 'Jacks also forced 29 Tornado turnovers on the night.
Darren Johnson led Concordia-Austin with 16 points, while five players tied for the team lead in rebounds with three. The Tornados shot .412 from the field (21-51), but were only 8-17 at the free throw line (.375).
SFA returns to action Thursday night in the coliseum when they play host to Jackson State. Tip is set for 7:00 p.m.