Oral Roberts vs Southeastern Louisiana

Oral Roberts 86, SE Louisiana 72

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HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Damen Bell-Holter surpassed the 1,000-point plateau with a career-best 35 points as Oral Roberts won its first Southland Conference game 86-72 over Southeastern Louisiana in each team's conference opener.

Bell-Holter entered with 978 points in his career and hit 12 of 18 from the field and 11 of 15 from the line while also grabbing 14 rebounds for his third double-double this year.

Oral Roberts (6-7) was playing its first game within the Southland after moving to the conference last offseason. The Golden Eagles were tabbed preseason favorites by the league's coaches and sports information directors.

Roosevelt Johnson led the Lions (2-9) with 18 points and seven rebounds.

Oral Roberts shot 60.8 percent (31 of 51) and drained 9 of 11 3-point attempts with Warren Niles (18 points) hitting 3 of 4 from deep and D.J. Jackson (11 points) going 3 for 3 beyond the arc.

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Scoreboard
Oral Roberts (6-7) «543286
Southeastern Louisiana (2-9)333972

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Oral Roberts Golden Eagles
S. Glover, F335-81-252313
B. Conley, F282-30-05134
D. Bell-Holter, C3212-1811-15142335
W. Niles, G397-131-233118
M. Manghum, G271-20-00423
D. Jackson293-42-204111
J. Kaufman50-00-01000
K. Billbury40-20-10020
J. Lliteras31-10-00012
Totals 31-5115-2230161686
 60.8%68.2% 
Southeastern Louisiana Lions
A. Benton, F251-74-42236
R. Johnson, F246-136-670518
D. Evans, G355-102-235115
B. Fortenberry, G346-141-132314
J. Ricard, G233-80-01116
J. James241-10-03132
T. Nelson233-40-00109
R. Woods60-02-21112
J. Campbell40-00-00000
J. Petrovcic20-00-00000
Totals 25-5715-1522131772
 43.9%100% 
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
South Dakota12-422-12116
No. Dak. St.11-519-11111
Neb.-Omaha9-718-14138
IPFW8-820-13178
Denver8-816-14211
S. Dak. St.8-818-17155
IUPUI7-914-18218
Western Ill.5-118-20325
Oral Roberts4-128-22292

Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Orleans13-520-12154
Texas A&M-CC12-624-12159
Hou. Baptist12-617-14176
SF Austin12-618-15203
Sam Houston10-821-13195
Lamar10-819-15232
SE Louisiana9-916-16249
Nicholls St.7-1114-17253
Abil Chr.7-1113-16289
Nwestern St.7-1113-16306
Incarn Word7-1112-17303
C. Arkansas7-118-24311
McNeese St.4-147-22315
 
Other games
MICH 94 Final
NW 66
COLO 83 Final
ARIZ 92
GONZ 78 Final
PEP 62