Southeastern Louisiana vs Nicholls State

SE Louisiana 73, Nicholls 62

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THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Brandon Fortenberry scored 30 points to equal his career high and led Southeastern Louisiana to a 73-62 victory over Nicholls State Saturday in Southland Conference play.

The Lions (9-12, 7-4) raced to a 38-22 halftime lead over the Colonels (6-15, 5-6) and were never seriously threatened.

Fortenberry, who set his career high nearly two years ago to the day, made 10 of 17 shots overall from the floor. He hit 5 of 8 3-point attempts and all five of his free throws. The five treys also tied his career best.

In the second half, Nicholls State twice cut the lead to six points. But each time Fortenberry responded with a 3-pointer.

Fred Hunter led the Colonels with 20 points. Dantrell Thomas chipped in with 15 and Amin Torres came off the bench to score 13 points.

For Southeastern Louisiana, Dre Evans scored 12 points and Roosevelt Johnson added 10.

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Southeastern Louisiana Lions
R. Woods, F232-50-26414
R. Johnson, F205-120-082310
B. Fortenberry, G3710-175-570030
J. Ricard, G343-91-26237
D. Evans, G335-101-344212
A. Benton332-32-27126
T. Nelson101-40-02012
J. Campbell80-20-01000
O. Ochie21-20-00012
Totals 29-649-1444131373
 45.3%64.3% 
Nicholls State Colonels
T. Carpenter, G372-72-211027
D. Thomas, G366-172-213415
S. Rillieux, G291-95-62217
F. Hunter, G286-97-790220
L. Smith-Hyde, G270-20-04010
P. Maciel170-10-00010
A. Torres175-110-001313
J. Horace90-10-00010
Totals 20-5716-173261562
 35.1%94.1% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SF Austin18-028-661
Texas A&M-CC15-325-885
Incarn Word12-617-12163
Sam Houston12-618-16178
Hou. Baptist10-817-17225
SE Louisiana9-912-21331
Abil Chr.8-1013-18321
McNeese St.7-119-20341
New Orleans6-1210-20343
Nicholls St.6-1211-23313
C. Arkansas6-127-21338
Nwestern St.5-138-20344
Lamar3-1511-19336
 
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