Taylor Smith's double-double leads Stephen F. Austin in a 71-43 blowout over McNeese State

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Taylor Smith had 15 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and Stephen F. Austin shot 55.1 percent from the field in a 71-43 blowout over McNeese State on Saturday night.

Stephen F. Austin (12-1, 3-0 Southland) held the Cowboys to just 31.9 percent shooting and out-rebounded them 41-25. The Lumberjacks led 23-19 at halftime but shot 66.7 percent in the second half, making 18 of 27 shots and outscoring the Cowboys 48-24.

Antonio Bostic scored 15 points for Stephen F. Austin, Jacob Parker had 14 and Thomas Walkup added 11. The Lumberjacks were 16 of 30 from the free-throw line in the game.

Desharick Guidry had 12 points and eight rebounds to lead McNeese State (6-6, 0-2). Guidry gave the Cowboys their only lead of the night when he made it 2-0 to start the game but Stephen F. Austin answered with an 11-0 run and never trailed again.