NCAA Game Summary - Northwestern State vs. Stephen F. Austin
(Friday, March 14th)
Final Score: Northwestern State 69, Stephen F. Austin 66
Katy, TX (Sports Network) - A pair of free throws by Trey Gilder with 3.8 seconds remaining sealed a 69-66 victory for the Northwestern State Demons over the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks in a Semifinal Round matchup of the Southland Conference Tournament.
Gilder posted 22 points and collected eight rebounds in the win for NSU (15-17), while Keithan Hancock added a 20 point performance. Colby Bargeman tallied 12 points to go with four steals for the Demons.
Matt Kingsley scored 22 points and grabbed eight boards to pace SFA (26-5), while Gerald Fonzie chipped in 14 points in the losing effort.
SFA shot 48 percent from the floor during the first period of play, and went into the break with a 36-23 lead.
The Demons battled back during the second frame, forcing 12 turnovers to overcome a 13-point deficit and take the three-point victory.
NSU advances to face seventh-seeded Texas-Arlington in the Championship Game on Sunday.
03/15 02:15:24 ET