McNeese State vs Southeastern Louisiana

SE Louisiana 79, McNeese St. 68

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HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Brandon Fortenberry scored 11 of his 23 points during a key, late stretch to lift Southeastern Louisiana over McNeese State 79-68 Thursday night.

Fortenberry scored his 11 as the Lions (11-17, 9-8 Southland Conference) outscored the Cowboys 13-5 in the final 5 minutes to blow open what was a 66-63 contest.

Southeastern Louisiana snapped a four-game losing streak and avenged a 65-58 loss to McNeese State on Feb. 19.

Fortenberry was 9-of-18 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds. Roosevelt Johnson added 15 points and nine boards while Dre Evans had 13 points.

Craig McFerrin led McNeese State (12-16, 6-11) with 18 points - tying a season high - and 11 rebounds for his second double-double of the year, each of which have come in the Cowboys' last two games. Kevin Hardy added 14 points and seven assists.

McNeese State has lost two in a row and three of four.

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McNeese State Cowboys
D. Guidry, F372-93-45038
C. McFerrin, C329-140-0111318
D. Cannon, G385-131-271212
K. Hardy, G365-83-347214
J. Mitchell, G322-92-41447
A. Fields91-52-22014
A. Lewis82-30-28004
P. Kpan30-10-01000
B. Regis30-20-00000
K. Garrett20-11-20111
Totals 26-6512-1941141668
 40%63.2% 
Southeastern Louisiana Lions
R. Johnson, F325-145-593315
R. Woods, F222-51-12225
B. Fortenberry, G389-184-684223
D. Evans, G355-90-051213
J. Ricard, G212-70-02015
T. Nelson223-51-13039
A. Benton182-30-03014
O. Ochie82-40-01115
J. Campbell40-10-02100
Totals 30-6611-1338121579
 45.5%84.6% 
Southland
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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MIST 58
ORE 53 Final
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