UIW loses seventh straight as SFA rolls, 83-63

Guard Kevon Harris scored 19 points as the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks handed the University of the Incarnate Word its seventh straight loss, 83-63, Saturday night in Nacogdoches.

The losing streak is the longest for UIW since it joined the Southland Conference in 2013 and started its move up to NCAA Division I.

Last-place UIW (5-10, 0-5 SLC) outscored SFA 8-0 in the opening minutes before the home team started to click.

By halftime, the Lumberjacks (15-3, 4-1) built an 11-point lead at 42-31. But the Cardinals never got closer than seven the rest of the way.

Guard Shawn Johnson led UIW with 11 points and eight rebounds. Forward Charles Brown III and guard Cody Graham added 10 points each.

The Cardinals host slumping Lamar on Wednesday night in an effort to get into the win column in SLC play.

Lamar (10-8, 2-3) has lost three straight.

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