Stephen F. Austin Rumors & News

  • Reports: Oklahoma State Has Hired SFA’s Brad Underwood As New Basketball Coach

    College Spun "Oklahoma State has found its new basketball coach. According to multiple reports, the Cowboys have hired Stephen F. Austin coach Brad Underwood to take over the vacancy left after Travis Ford was fired. The 52-year-old Underwood has been the head coach of SFA since 2013. Prior to that, he had..." March 22

  • Last-second tip lifts Notre Dame into Sweet 16

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Rex Pflueger was hoping for a chance at redemption ever since missing a game-winning shot in high school. On Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament's East Region, the Notre Dame freshman got his chance, tipping in the winning basket with 1.5 seconds to play, lifting..." March 20

  • Stephen F. Austin stuns West Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- "Press Virginia" was cut down by some Lumberjacks Friday at the Barclays Center. Stephen F. Austin, the 14th seed, knocked off third-seeded West Virginia 70-56 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament's East Region. It was the Lumberjacks who caused havoc on defense and..." March 18

  • Stephen F. Austin 82, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 60

    The Sports Xchange "Senior forward Thomas Walkup scored 19 points, leading Stephen F. Austin to an 82-60 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in the championship game of the Southland Conference Tournament on Saturday night at the Leonard E. Merrell Center in Katy, Texas. Freshman forward Clide Geffrard Jr...." March 13

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Stephen F. Austin's Brad Underwood reportedly in line for Southern Miss job

    Gulflive "Southern Miss has offered the job of head basketball coach to Brad Underwood, who is expected to accept, according to a report Tuesday night by CBS Sports' Gary Parrish. Underwood would replace Donnie Tyndall, who left Southern Miss last week to take the Tennessee job. The Golden Eagles went..." April 30

  • UCLA advances to Sweet 16 with 77-60 win over SFA

    Los Angeles Times "UCLA could have had plane tickets already in hand before tipoff. The Bruins are going to Memphis for the South Regional semifinals. Stephen F. Austin was a feel-good story for a day in the NCAA tournament after a stunning comeback against Virginia Commonwealth on Friday. And the Lumberjacks did..." March 23

  • Stephen F. Austin is having fun playing Cinderella in NCAA tournament

    USA Today "Coaches could hardly watch the tape, it turned their stomachs. The seeds for Stephen F. Austin’s improbable run to the third-round of the NCAA tournament were planted in a hotel room near Johnson City, Tenn., on Nov. 23. After the Lumberjacks lost to East Tennessee State, 66-58, first-year..." March 22

  • Florida Gators knock out Pittsburgh 61-45, advance to Sweet 16

    Miami Herald "The Pittsburgh Panthers missed nearly two-thirds of their shots in the first half, and mustered just 22 points. And then the University of Florida really started playing defense. The Gators locked Pittsburgh down after halftime, running away from the Panthers for a 61-45 victory in a South..." March 22

  • Stephen F. Austin Advances Past VCU 77-75 In OT

    SFAJacks.com "The Stephen F. Austin men’s basketball team closed out regulation on a four-point play from senior Desmond Haymon to tie it 67-67 and then outscored VCU 10-8 in overtime to advance to the third round of the NCAA Tournament with a 77-75 victory Friday evening at Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl, the..." March 22

  • VCU receives 5-seed, to meet Stephen F. Austin in NCAAs

    VCUAthletics "VCU will meet Southland Conference Champion Stephen F. Austin Friday in the NCAA Tournament Round of 64 at Viejas Arena in San Diego, the Rams learned Sunday. The Rams (26-8) received the 5-seed in the South Region. It's the second straight season the Rams have received a 5-seed from the NCAA..." March 19

  • Stephen F. Austin punches ticket to NCAA Tournament

    Houston Chronicle "Stephen F. Austin didn't want to leave its basketball fate up to the NCAA selection committee. A Southland Conference tournament title is what the Lumberjacks wanted, and that's what they got Saturday night in winning their 28th straight game. Sparked by tournament MVP Thomas Walkup, SFA..." March 16

  • Is Stephen F. Austin this season's Florida Gulf Coast?

    USA Today "Its laidback leading scorer has long hair, wears tie-dyed shirts and is called Sunshine. Its point-power forward helps videotape a nonsensical shooting routine before every road game that teammates plan to release to the public at season's end. And its best on-ball defender will pause if you ask..." March 06

  • NCAA grants waiver for teams playing more than four non-Division I opponents

    College Basketball Talk "There was a report out yesterday that the NCAA would be deciding soon on whether or not to waive an obscure rule that would force teams in smaller leagues to forfeit games. In summation: Division I teams cannot play more than four non-Division I teams in a season. Transitional Division I..." January 16

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