NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Shannon Bogues scored 18 and Leon Gilmore III added another 17 as Stephen F. Austin pushed its home-court winning streak to 16 straight with a 97-62 trouncing of Central Arkansas in a Southland Conference contest Wednesday night.
With three games left to play, two of them at home, the Lumberjacks are a game behind conference-leader Nicholls and a half-game back of second-place Southeast Louisiana. Central Arkansas entered the game tied with Abilene Christian for seventh. The Wildcats game with Texas A&M-Corpus Christi was postponed due to a winter storm.
SFA built a 19-point, first-half lead and cruised to the win, holding the Bears to 32.3 percent shooting from the field (20 of 62).
Bogues knocked down 4 of 5 shots from beyond the arc while dishing out five assists to lead the Lumberjacks (23-5, 12-3). Ivan Canete, John Comeaux and Ty Charles each added 10 points.
Jordan Howard finished with 19 points and Mathieu Kamba added 13 points and grabbed eight boards for Central Arkansas (13-15, 7-8).