Stephen F. Austin has been to the NCAA Tournament three times (2009, 2014 and 2015). In 2014, the Lumberjacks advanced to the Round of 32 after beating VCU. Can the Lumberjacks get back to the Big Dance for the third straight season? Come out to the William R. Johnson Coliseum and find out.
The Lumberjacks have been to the NITN three times as well (1987, 2008 and 2013). They won their first ever NIT game in 1987 over James Madison, which was their best showing thus far. So with the most recent NIT included, the Lumberjacks are looking to go to the postseason for the fourth straight year.
The William R. Johnson Coliseum opened in 1974 and seats over 7000 fans. There are no bad seats at the WRJ Coliseum and you can enjoy all you favorite concession items such as chili dogs, hot dogs, nachos, popcorn, pretzels, nachos, sausages and more while you watch a great game. The students and pep band keep the noise level up and give the Lumberjacks a home court advantage that is tough on opponents.
Stephen F. Austin is part of the Southland Conference which includes teams such as Abilene Christian, Houston Baptist, Central Arkansas, Incarnate Word, McNeese State, Lamar, Northwestern State, Nicholls State, New Orleans, SE Louisiana, Sam Houston State, and Texas A&M Corpus Christi. These teams will be trying to win the Southland Tournament to automatically qualify for the NCAA Tournament, but also automatically qualify for a bid to one of the other tournaments by winning the regular season championship. So the action for these conference games will be intense all season long.
You will want to get out to William R. Johnson Coliseum as many times as you can this season. Bring the whole family to as many games as you can.
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