SFA Prepares to do Battle in the Lions Den
Feb. 4, 2005
Fresh off their 63-58 win over McNeese State Thursday night, the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjack basketball team heads to Hammond, La., to take on the Southeastern Louisiana Lions. The `Jacks will be going in search of their second consecutive victory, and fourth in the last five games. The game is scheduled to get under way at 7 p.m., from the University Center. The Lumberjacks enter the game with 10-8 (.556) overall record and a 4-3 (.571) Southland Conference mark. The Lions are 15-6 (.762) overall and lead the Southland Conference with a 7-1 (.875) league record.
Junior Marcus Clark rallied the Lumberjacks to a 63-58 victory Thursday night leading SFA with 27 points and a near perfect 15-of-16 (.938) performance from the free-throw line. It was the fifth time in the last six games that Clark has scored at least 20 points in a game. The `Jacks trailed by as many as 10 in the second half before fighting their way back to take the lead and pick up their 10 victory of the season.
The Lumberjacks will be back action Wednesday when they host Texas State in the William R. Johnson Coliseum. The game against the Bobcats is slated to begin at 7 p.m.