Basketball

Go Fund Me account set up for SFA basketball player’s family has raised $146K

It turns out that Nathan Bain’s game-winning shot in the SFA-Duke game last week has inspired college basketball fans all over the country to give and give and give.

Duke paid SFA in what turned out to be expensive loss

Donations pouring in for SFA senior, his family after his game-winning shot vs Duke

No. 22 LSU basketball takes on Bowling Green

  WEBXTRA: SFA athletic director, coach react to NCAA letting college athletes profit from fame

  VIRAL VIDEO: Sam Houston player shoves SFA associate band director during halftime

  WEBXTRA: Construction project to upgrade SFA Colisuem on schedule

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Biggest TTU fan, former cheerleader, dies at age 98

  WEBXTRA: Angelina College, Lufkin ISD putting on basketball camp

BREAKING: SFA men set to play Duke in non-conference play in 2019-2020 season

Will Wade meets with LSU, NCAA officials

Red Raiders facing Virginia in NCAA Championship

  WEBXTRA: Angelina College hosting open tryouts for basketball team

NCAA women’s championship: Heroic Chloe Jackson lifts Baylor over Notre Dame

Baylor won their third national championship by holding off a Notre Dame fourth-quarter rally.

Final Four: Texas Tech will meet last-second winners Virginia in title game

The winners of Saturday evening's Final Four semifinal games will face off on Monday in the national championship game.

Angelina College’s Randy McKelvey named Assistant Coach of Year

Angelina College’s Randy McKelvey was recently named Assistant Coach of Year by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association.

  WEBXTRA: Angelina College gets bye in 1st round of Region 14 basketball tournament

Because they are the No. 2 seed in the south zone, the Angelina College Roadrunners earned a first-round bye in NJCAA’s Region 14 basketball tournament.

NJCAA Tournament parings set

  WEBXTRA: Coach Keller speaks on SFA’s win over Incarnate Word

SFA regents approve new basketball facility

SFA Ladyjacks announce 2018-19 regular season schedule

'Jacks set to travel to Sunshine state for showdown with Miami

SFA 'Jacks heading to Waco in December for matchup with Baylor

Former Lady Jack inks pro deal

Former Ladyjack basketball standout Taylor Ross took the next step in her professional career this week, signing a contract to play for ZKK Vrbas Medela of the Serbian League One.

Faith and Basketball: SFA's Holyfield and Bogues share stories from AIA Tour

While most SFA Athletes were in the gym on campus this summer staying in game shape, Lumberjack's TJ Holyfield and Shannon Bogues took time to travel to Brazil and give back to a nation in need.

  SFA basketball to host Alabama this upcoming season

The SFA men's basketball team is looking to make history this December when for the first time in program history they will host an SEC team in the University of Alabama.

  SFA’s Bogues and Holyfield heading to Brazil with faith-based basketball team

SFA's Shannon Bogues and TJ Holyfield will be going on a very special basketball trip in the coming days. The two will be going to Brazil with Athletes in Action.

SFA gets a 12 seed, opens against VCU

The SFA Lumberjacks were rewarded a 12-seed from the NCAA Tournament committee, and will play Virginia Commonwealth in the first round in San Diego on Friday.

SFA Ladyjacks fall in conference final

The Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks could not complete the Southland sweep on Sunday, falling in the championship game of the Southland Conference Tournament to Northwestern State by the final score of 62-44.

SFA Basketball fills 2018 roster with Louisiana signee

Stephen F. Austin men's basketball head coach Kyle Keller completed the 'Jacks signing class for the 2018-19 academic year Friday by announcing the addition of Baton Rouge, La., native Oddyst Walker who inked a National Letter of Intent to suit up for SFA this coming fall.

  Mavericks’ Jalen Jones visits SFA basketball camp

Jalen Jones may have made it to the NBA as a player with the Dallas Mavericks, but his career would not have been possible without the encouragement he received as a young child.

SFA's Keller to coach at clinic in Serbia

As he enters his third season at the helm of the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball program in 2018-19, head coach Kyle Keller will find himself on the receiving end of a unique opportunity this summer as he is one of four basketball coaches from around the nation who will be participating in the 2018 Belgrade Coaching Clinic held on June 30 and July 1, 2018.

SFA adds one more piece for next year's run at a NCAA Tournament birth

Wednesday afternoon, Stephen F. Austin men's basketball coach Kyle Keller announced the signing of graduate transfer Davonte Fitzgerald to the 'Jacks' roster for the 2018-19 campaign.

  SFA looking to take steps forward in 2018-19 season

The SFA basketball program is looking to keep up the momentum from this past season.

SFA's Harris and Parker named to Southland Conference All-Academic teams

From SFA Athletics The accolades contine to come in for two of the top stars for the Lumberjack basketball programs.

With season over, SFA's future looks bright

The season came to an end for the SFA Lumberjacks last Thursday when they lost a heart breaker to Texas Tech in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The team should be considered a favorite to go back next year as the representative of the Southland Conference.

Texas Tech ends 'Jacks season in Round 1 of NCAA tournament

The SFA Lumberjacks fell short of an upset tonight in Dallas when they lost to Texas Tech.....  The game was a back and forth showdown between the two teams in the first half. It headed to halftime with SFA up 30-27. Sophomore Kevon Harris hit a three pointer under pressure as the buzzer went off to send the boys in purple to the locker room up by 3. The team had been averaging 20 forced turnovers a game. In the first half they had 5. The team opened the second half scoring 9 p...

Ahead of Round 1 matchup, SFA's Keller and Tech's Beard reminisce on coaching friendship

In College basketball, March is all about winning. Teams clash on the courts for the ultimate prize of being the last one standing in San Antonio on April 2. The road for one of the 68 remaining teams will end Thursday night when the final buzzer goes off between SFA and Texas Tech. The journey will be over for one of the coaches of the teams but the friendship will go on.

SFA ready to take the court at NCAA Tournament

The SFA lumberjacks aren't letting the big stage intimidate them as they prepare for the 2018 NCAA nation tournament.

Ladyjacks leave for WNIT on Wednesday

From SFA Athletics: - A send-off celebration will be held for the Stephen F. Austin women's basketball team at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon outside of the back entrance to William R. Johnson Coliseum.

'Jacks given red carpet treatment ahead of NCAA Tournament

The SFA Lumberjacks were given the red carpet treatment by their hotel as they arrived in Dallas late Tuesday afternoon.

SFA's Keller: 'We're not changing. We are going to be who we are'

The SFA Lumberjacks are just days away from starting their journey in the NCAA tournament and it is business as usual for the team.

SFA Ladyjacks heading to WNIT

Despite losing a heart breaker in the Southland Conference Finals on Sunday, the team will still get a shot at a post season championship.

Send off for 'Jacks set for Tuesday

From SFA Athletics: A send-off celebration will be held for the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday morning outside of the back entrance to William R. Johnson Coliseum.

'Jacks return to SLC Championship with win over Nicholls

A game that seemed in the bag early in the second half, became a nail bitter after a Nicholls 17-4 run over a 6 minute period. "It was such a punch in the gut," Head Coach Kyle Keller said. "They make a four point play and then we turn it over and before you know it was a 5 point lead. I never thought the game was out of our hands." SFA's goal all season was to win in Katy. It was so much of a goal that Coach Kyle Keller cut down on practice time over the la...

After Quarterfinal game, Ladyjacks now will face UCA in semis

The Southland Conference semifinals for women's basketball will feature a rematch of last year's final.

SFA Lumberjacks looking to continue legacy of winning in tougher Southland Conference

The season is has been full of ups and downs for the SFA Lumberjacks in a tough Southland Conference.

SFA Lumberjacks look to senior Leadership as SLC Tournament begins

The SFA Lumberjacks are entering the conference tournament with a deep roster of players that could at any point take over the game.

SFA Ladyjacks looking to end NCAA Tournament drought

The SFA Ladyjacks are looking to end their drought of NCAA Tournament appearances that dates back to the 2001-02 season.

SFA's Kyle Keller: 'The opponent is us'

The SFA Lumberjacks are just a few days away from the start of the Southland Conference Tournament.

SFA Lumberjacks looking to make history in the Southland Tournament

SFA head Coach Kyle Keller is not concerned about the seed his team has heading into the Southland Conference Tournament.

SFA Lumberjacks looking to end season strong at Sam Houston

The SFA Lumberjacks are looking to end the season on a 2 game winning streak before heading into the conference tournament next week in Katy.

SFA routes ACU on senior night, secures 1-game-bye in SLC Tournament

William R. Johnson Coliseum has seen countless great men in Stephen F. Austin men's basketball uniforms ply their basketball craft within its walls and Wednesday night three more players bid a fond farewell to the venerable building with yet another Lumberjack victory.

SFA Ladyjacks finish season with two road tests before SLC Tournament

From SFA Athletics In the 2017-18 campaign for the Stephen F. Austin women's basketball team, losses have been rare experiences. Rarer still is the Ladyjacks following one loss with another, something they have done just once this season.   On Wednesday evening, the 'Jacks will get a chance to right the ship and get back into the win column, albeit against a dangerous and hungry team in Abilene Christian. The 'Jacks will face the Wildcats in an important matchup inside Moody Col...

Keller misses Final Four of Coaches Challenge, brings in over $14K for United Way

SFA Head Coach Kyle Keller was hoping to make the INFINITI Coaches' Challenge Final Four.

SFA looking to rebound after tough loss to Lamar

Shooting woes and the inability to take control with a packed house on their side, led to a tough 71-66 loss for the SFA Lumberjacks to Lamar.

SFA's TJ Holyfield joins elite club

SFA's TJ Holyfield is rising up the ranks in the SFA History books.

SFA demolishes UCA, Revenge Tour continues Saturday against Lamar

Down by seven early in the first half to the only Southland Conference team in almost 20 years that ran the score all the way up to 100 against it in the last confrontation between the two schools,

heroics seal SFA Lady Jacks home win over Corpus

Of all the stats that show up in a basketball box score, charges taken are not among them.   On Wednesday night at William R. Johnson Coliseum, however, a pivotal charge taken by senior forward Stevi Parker, one of three she took on the night, proved just as important to the Ladyjacks as any shot made during the contest.

Ladyjacks wrangle Cowgirls after second half surge

It was a tale of two halves inside William R. Johnson Coliseum on Wednesday night, as the Stephen F. Austin women's basketball team battled back from a disjointed opening half of play to defeat McNeese 73-58.

SFA heads south to Beaumont for battle with Lamar on Saturday

Beaumont, Texas, is the destination for the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team as it start the second half of Southland Conference play by locking horns with Lamar Saturday afternoon at the Montagne Center.

SFA's Keller sitting in third place of INFINITI Coach's Challenge

SFA's Kyle Keller is currently sitting in third place of the 2018 INFINITI Coach's Challenge.

SFA teams sweep past Houston Baptist in basketball action

By his own admission, Stephen F. Austin men's basketball senior Ty Charles could perform almost no basketball-related activities while sitting out a total of 16 games throughout this season and the last with a various number of injuries.

Remembering the 10: Coach Kyle Keller recalls the OSU plane crash 17 years later

For 16 years, SFA Head Basketball Coach Kyle Keller walked around smiling on the outside but feeling guilty on the inside.

First-place Ladyjacks prepare for pivotal midweek matchup with Central Arkansas

That old idiom holds special meaning for the two teams of Stephen F. Austin University that call William R. Johnson Coliseum their home court.

'Jacks go North for Wednesday night clash with Central Arkansas

• For their final road trip to the month of January, the Stephen F. Austin men's basketball team heads to Conway, Ark., for a Wednesday night matchup against Central Arkansas at 7:00 p.m. inside the Farris Center.

SFA men and women pick up key wins over ACU

On a night when its mettle was sure to be tested, the Stephen F. Austin women's basketball team rose to the occasion, playing one of its best all around games of the season in a 66-55 win at home on Wednesday night.

SFA's John Comeaux not letting devastation from Hurricane Harvey interfere with basketball duties

For many people, the mental images of Hurricane Harvey hitting the Texas coast will fade away, but for SFA guard John Comeaux they are still very much part of his life.

SFA's nightly tradition of honoring veterans brings special meaning to father and son

The SFA Lumberjacks always take time at home games to honor veterans. The school has started a tradition of honoring a veteran at every home game.

Ladyjacks Round Out Louisiana Slate with “Big Easy” Bout on Wednesday

The Stephen F. Austin women's basketball team is off to a hot start in Southland Conference play, being one of just three teams in the  Southland without a conference loss.

After last year's defeat, SFA Basketball looking for revenge against Northwestern State

Last year's loss to Northwestern State at the coliseum still haunts Head Coach kyle Keller.

SFA basketball coach helping epileptic reach jersey goal

The letter SFA basketball Coach Kyle Keller is writing is one of the most heartfelt he has written. The letter is not to a recruit but to Bryan Black.

Haymon elevated to men's basketball assistant coach

Following a playing career that ranks among the best all time at Stephen F. Austin as well as a two-year stint as a graduate assistant, it was announced Thursday by SFA head men's basketball coach Kyle Keller that Desmond Haymon has been elevated to the position of assistant men's basketball coach for the 'Jacks beginning in 2017-18.

AC’s Towery signs with University of Missouri-St. Louis

Jason Towery had just one year at Angelina College to show what he can do on a basketball court. He showed more than enough to garner attention from other collegiate scouts.

Lufkin native Kevin Baker named UTEP women's head basketball coach

UTEP Director of Athletics Bob Stull announced on Monday that Kevin Baker has been appointed as the eighth head coach in UTEP women's basketball history.

Ladyjacks post 3-2 mark, sit tied for third after day one of 2017 NCAA Championships

Seventh-ranked Stephen F. Austin began its NCAA title defense with a 3-2 record over the opening day of the 2017 NCAA Bowling Championships.

Former SFA assistant takes over for Underwood at OSU

Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder has announced the hiring of Mike Boynton as the 20th head coach in Cowboy basketball history.

NABC places Charles on all-district 23 second team

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.

Nouis strikes out nine, 'Jacks' offense lights up Louisiana Tech in 6-2 win

One of the most utilized phrases about the game of baseball makes reference to the likelihood of seeing something unique in a game, no matter how many of them an individual has seen. On Tuesday night at Jaycees Field, that saying rang true for the Stephen F. Austin baseball team.

Thomas helps Texas A&M-Corpus Christi gain Southland final

Rashawn Thomas scored 27 points with two blocks and nine rebounds despite four fouls and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi held off a late rally to defeat three-time defending Southland Tournament champion Stephen F. Austin 77-69 in a physical semifinal on Friday night.

Ladyjacks beat McNeese 77-63 to advance to SLC Tournament Semifinals

KATY, TX- The No. 3 Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks played No. 6 McNeese Friday evening in the Southland Conference Tournament Quarterfinals and beat the Cowgirls 77-63.