Sam Houston State vs Southeastern Louisiana

Sam Houston St. 57, SE Louisiana 55

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HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Demarcus Gatlin scored 17 points, including a game-winning jumper with 4 seconds left to help Sam Houston State rally and beat Southeastern Louisiana 57-55 Saturday night.

Gatlin was 5 of 11 from the field, dished four assists and made 7 of 12 free throws.

Steven Werner put Sam Houston State (8-14, 2-6 Southland Conference) ahead for just the second time during the half, 55-54, with a jumper at the 47-second mark.

Southeastern Louisiana's Elgin Bailey was fouled on the Lions' next possession but only converted 1 of 2 free throws, leaving the door open for Gatlin to sink the game-winner.

Southeastern Louisiana (8-13, 2-7) regained possession with 3 seconds left but Jeremy Campbell lost the ball out of bounds before the Lions could get a shot off.

Todd Nelson scored 17 for the Lions who, despite outrebounding the Bearkats 39-30, managed to hit only 16 of 47 shot attempts.

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Scoreboard
Sam Houston State (9-14) «253257
Southeastern Louisiana (8-13)322355

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Sam Houston State Bearkats
M. James, F292-60-08144
S. Werner, F294-92-570110
D. Gatson, G362-50-22426
D. Gatlin, G335-117-1214317
K. Tucker, G236-110-040214
A. Harwell180-32-23132
M. McKinney150-10-00030
A. Bootle112-20-12034
M. Holyfield50-00-00010
C. Sadler10-00-00000
Totals 21-4811-2230102257
 43.8%50% 
Southeastern Louisiana Lions
R. Johnson, F294-108-1062216
E. Bailey, C241-33-47045
J. Campbell, G334-82-661210
D. Populist, G291-61-22123
D. Patterson, G210-21-25121
T. Nelson255-84-501117
J. Petrovcic180-20-04040
A. Benton110-20-00010
O. Ochie101-61-24133
Totals 16-4720-313972155
 34%64.5% 
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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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