UT Martin vs Southeastern Louisiana

SE Louisiana 64, UT-Martin 48

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HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Roosevelt Johnson had 23 points and 18 rebounds, both season highs, as Southeastern Louisiana broke open a tie game with a late first-half run and defeated Tennessee-Martin 64-48 Saturday night.

Todd Nelson added 18 points for the Lions (10-15) of the Southland Conference, who were making their first Bracket Busters appearance.

Tied at 22 at the 3:50 mark, Southeastern Louisiana closed out the half on a 9-0 run. Nelson made two free throws, Johnson scored on a fastbreak layup, Nelson added a 3-pointer and Johnson finished the scoring with a tip-in.

The Skyhawks (4-25) of the Ohio Valley Conference, who ended their 15-game losing streak with a 76-75 overtime win over Kennesaw State on Tuesday night, could get no closer than six in the second half.

Mike Liabo's 13 points led Tennessee-Martin, which was held to 1-of-9 shooting from long range in the first meeting between the schools since 1978-79.

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T. King, F233-74-760310
M. Liabo, G315-122-211113
O. Minor, G260-30-01410
D. Smith, G203-73-46119
K. Taylor222-40-13114
P. Mopo190-20-18130
G. Love140-20-04010
C. Richardson142-60-01014
Totals 18-5111-173991548
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Southeastern Louisiana Lions
D. Ross, F120-20-00010
O. Ochie, F30-00-00010
R. Johnson, C3111-151-2191423
D. Patterson, G354-102-264110
J. Campbell, G311-83-44345
T. Nelson276-122-200118
D. Populist232-40-00204
J. Petrovcic200-30-22220
A. Benton182-60-05134
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New Orleans6-1211-18326
SE Louisiana6-129-23329
Abilene Christian4-1410-21325
C. Arkansas2-162-27349
 
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