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Comeaux Added to 'Jacks' Roster for 2017-18 and Beyond

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 10:48:00 EDT

NACOGDOCHES, Texas -- Stephen F. Austin head men's basketball coach Kyle Keller announced Wednesday that a fourth member has been added to the `Jacks' 2017-18 recruiting class. Hailing from Beaumont, Texas, guard John Comeaux inked his National Letter of Intent to play for the `Jacks after completing his freshman season at Lamar State College-Port Arthur in the 2016-17 season.

Holyfield Makes the Cut for Southland Conference All-Academic Second Team

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:03:00 EDT

FRISCO, Texas – For the first time in his career, Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball sophomore TJ Holyfield is one of 10 Southland Conference men’s basketball players who earned Southland Conference All-Academic honors it was announced by the league office in a press release this afternoon.

NABC Places Charles on All-District 23 Second Team

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:07:00 EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For the sixth time in as many years, a Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball player was listed among the 10 student-athletes who made up the National Association of Basketball Coaches’ (NABC) Division I All-District 23 Teams. This time, junior Ty Charles made the cut for the NABC’s All-District 23 Second Team when the association unveiled its annual list Tuesday morning.

SFA's Season Ends with 73-50 Loss at Idaho in Opening Round of CIT

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:48:00 EDT

MOSCOW, Idaho - A 14-4 SFA run spanning the first and second frames cut a 14-point Idaho lead all the way down to four, but a costly second-half scoreless stretch of 6:30 spelled doom for the Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball team in their 70-53 season-ending loss to the Vandals Wednesday night in Memorial Gym.

SFA Travels West for First-Ever Meeting with Idaho in Opening Round of CIT

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 21:38:00 EDT

FAST BREAK POINTS• For the first time in program history, the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team will take part in the Postseason Tournament. The `Jacks' fifth-straight postseason appearance sends them to Moscow, Idaho, for a Wednesday night showdown against Big Sky Conference rival Idaho at 10:00 p.m. CT.

SFA Accepts Bid to CIT, Will Play at Idaho in Opening Round

Sun, 12 Mar 2017 21:20:00 EDT

NACOGDOCHES, Texas - For a fifth-straight season, the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team has qualified for postseason contention.Sunday evening, the `Jacks learned they will be one of 26 programs taking part in the ninth-annual Postseason Tournament. SFA's first-round game sends the `Jacks to Moscow, Idaho, to take the University of Idaho at 6:00 p.m. CT on Wednesday, March 15.

SFA's Late Push Not Enough to Overcome Islanders' Hot Start in 77-69 SLC Tourney Semifinal Loss

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 23:22:00 EDT

KATY, Texas - For the first time since 2013, the Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball team will not represent the Southland Conference in the NCAA Tournament.The ‘Jacks dreams of a fourth-straight trip to he big dance came to end Friday night at the Leonard E. Merrell Center when SFA dropped a 77-69 decision to second-seeded Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in the second semifinal game of the Southland Conference Tournament.

'Jacks Battle Islanders Friday Night for Trip to Southland Conference Tournament Championship Game

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 14:19:00 EDT

FAST BREAK POINTS• Fresh off their its seventh-straight Southland Conference Tournament victory Thursday night, the Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball team will battle second-seeded Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at the Merrell Center on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. for one of the two available spots in the Southland Conference Tournament championship game.

Gilmore III's Record-Setting Performance Leads 'Jacks Past Lamar, 75-59, in SLC Tournament Quarters

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 23:25:00 EDT

KATY, Texas - Outside of Thursday night, the only other time Stephen F. Austin and Lamar did battle on the floor of the Leonard E. Merrell Center in the Southland Conference Tournament came in 2012 - a season in which the Cardinals dispatched the `Jacks en route to their last appearance in the NCAA Tournament.

'Jacks Square Off with Lamar in Southland Conference Tournament Quarterfinal Round Thursday Night

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 20:15:00 EDT

FAST BREAK POINTS• For the 12th-straight season, the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team is an entrant in the Southland Conference Tournament and will begin its quest for a fourth-straight league tournament title and subsequent NCAA Tournament berth on Thursday night inside the Leonard E. Merrell Center in Katy, Texas, when it faces either Lamar or Southeastern Louisiana at 7:30 p.m.

Nacogdoches Ranked Among the Top 30 College Basketball Cities in America

Mon, 06 Mar 2017 17:09:00 EDT

NACOGDOCHES, Texas - In a listing published Monday on, Nacogdoches ranked as the 28th-best city for college basketball in the United States, beating out cities such as Salt Lake City, Utah (30th, home of Utah), Blacksburg, Va., (34th, home of Virginia Tech), Baton Rouge, La., (38th, home of LSU) and Austin, Texas (42nd, home of Texas).

Holyfield Lands on All-Southland Conference Second Team

Mon, 06 Mar 2017 13:26:00 EDT

FRISCO, Texas - For the first time in his collegiate career, Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball sophomore TJ Holyfield earned some all-league accolades as the product of Albuquerque, N.M., was named an All-Southland Conference Second Team performer. The Southland Conference unveiled its list of all-league players and major award winners for the 2016-17 season via a press release issued Monday morning.

'Jacks Secure Third Seed for SLC Tourney with 64-56 Senior Day Win over Sam Houston State

Sat, 04 Mar 2017 21:36:00 EDT

NACOGDOCHES, Texas - With a fifth-straight Southland Conference title out of the question, the Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball shifted its agenda to laying claim to the best possible seed for the Southland Conference Tournament and honoring its senior duo of Dallas Cameron and CJ Williams on the final night of the regular season.

'Jacks Take Aim at Top-Tier Southland Conference Finish in Regular Season Finale vs. Bearkats

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 20:56:00 EDT

FAST BREAK POINTS• The latest installment of the basketball edition of the Battle of the Piney Woods holds a number of postseason implications for both Stephen F. Austin and Sam Houston State when the teams collide inside William R. Johnson Coliseum at 6:00 p.m. Saturday night. The tilt, presented by Nacogdoches Memorial Health, marks the final regular season game for both squads and with a win SFA could lock up, at the very least, a second-place finish in the final Southland Conference standings.

'Jacks Go Cold Late, Fall to Northwestern State 72-67

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 23:19:00 EDT

NACOGDOCHES, Texas - Entering Thursday night’s Southland Conference matchup between Stephen F. Austin and Northwestern State in William R. Johnson Coliseum, over five years had elapsed since a Southland Conference team not nicknamed the Lumberjacks laid claim to a win inside the building.Unfortunately for SFA, an untimely outage on offense put an end to the country’s most dominant in-conference home court winning streak.