McNeese State vs Southeastern Louisiana

SE Louisiana 64, McNeese St. 57


HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Roosevelt Johnson scored 24 points, recorded three blocks and two steals in Southeastern Louisiana's 64-57 win over McNeese State on Wednesday night.

Johnson was 10 of 12 from the field for the Lions and made 4 of 6 free-throw attempts.

Southeastern Louisiana (11-17, 4-11 Southland Conference) entered halftime with a 32-23 lead and quickly pushed that advantage to 39-24 in the second half after Johnson converted a layup.

McNeese State (15-13, 10-5) wouldn't get any closer than five as the Cowboys shot just 37.1 percent (13 of 35) during the period after going 8 of 24 in the first half.

Despite losing the rebounding battle 38-32, Southeastern Louisiana outscored McNeese State 34-27 in the paint, scored 15 second-chance points and flipped 14 Cowboys turnovers into 15 points.

Patrick Richard led McNeese State with 18 points, but the senior guard struggled from the field, hitting only 5 of 17 shots.

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Southeastern Louisiana (11-17) «323264

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McNeese State Cowboys
P. Richard, F375-176-782318
D. Guidry, F346-90-060212
D. Richard, C242-60-02124
D. Cannon, G333-120-07357
J. Mitchell, G322-62-23318
K. Hardy212-50-01314
A. Fields191-41-26014
Totals 21-599-1138121557
Southeastern Louisiana Lions
R. Johnson, F2710-124-651024
E. Bailey, C214-102-281210
D. Patterson, G342-31-26345
T. Nelson, G335-112-202015
J. Campbell, G281-42-32234
D. Populist260-61-22101
A. Benton231-41-26203
J. Petrovcic81-10-02002
Totals 24-5113-193212964
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