Southeastern Louisiana vs Lamar

SE Louisiana 67, Lamar 63

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BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Brandon Fortenberry converted a three-point play with 39 seconds left, helping Southeastern Louisiana blunt Lamar's late rally for a 67-63 victory Monday night.

Fortenberry made a layup, was fouled and sank the free throw for what turned out to be the winning points for the Lions (4-9, 2-1 Southland). That made it 65-63, and after Lamar's Donley Minor missed a tying layup in the final seconds, Dre Evans was fouled and made two free throws for the final margin.

Evans led the Lions with 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting. Roosevelt Johnson added 15 points and Fortenberry had 11.

Keilan Blanks and Rhon Mitchell scored 14 apiece off the bench for the Cardinals (2-13, 0-2), who trailed by as many as 15 in the first half and 37-28 at halftime.

Lamar still leads 23-17 in the all-time series, which began when Lamar became a four-year institution before the 1951-52 season.

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Scoreboard
Southeastern Louisiana (4-9) «373067
Lamar (2-13)283563

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Southeastern Louisiana Lions
R. Johnson, F285-85-742315
A. Benton, F261-30-07022
B. Fortenberry, G385-101-153111
D. Evans, G348-113-632420
J. Ricard, G273-102-20228
R. Woods212-20-07034
T. Nelson142-100-01006
J. James120-11-12021
Totals 26-5512-173291767
 47.3%70.6% 
Lamar Cardinals
A. Wilson, F306-130-050412
D. Muepo, F292-72-27126
S. Brown, F273-93-46249
D. Minor, G341-110-15402
H. Webb, G192-20-26004
R. Mitchell247-150-0103114
K. Blanks233-47-821114
N. Acosta50-10-00000
D. Minton40-00-00000
B. Doty30-21-21001
S. Norman20-11-20011
Totals 24-6514-2144111363
 36.9%66.7% 
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
 
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