Oral Roberts vs Southeastern Louisiana

Oral Roberts 86, SE Louisiana 72

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HAMMOND, La. (AP) - Damen Bell-Holter surpassed the 1,000-point plateau with a career-best 35 points as Oral Roberts won its first Southland Conference game 86-72 over Southeastern Louisiana in each team's conference opener.

Bell-Holter entered with 978 points in his career and hit 12 of 18 from the field and 11 of 15 from the line while also grabbing 14 rebounds for his third double-double this year.

Oral Roberts (6-7) was playing its first game within the Southland after moving to the conference last offseason. The Golden Eagles were tabbed preseason favorites by the league's coaches and sports information directors.

Roosevelt Johnson led the Lions (2-9) with 18 points and seven rebounds.

Oral Roberts shot 60.8 percent (31 of 51) and drained 9 of 11 3-point attempts with Warren Niles (18 points) hitting 3 of 4 from deep and D.J. Jackson (11 points) going 3 for 3 beyond the arc.

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Scoreboard
Oral Roberts (6-7) «543286
Southeastern Louisiana (2-9)333972

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Oral Roberts Golden Eagles
S. Glover, F335-81-252313
B. Conley, F282-30-05134
D. Bell-Holter, C3212-1811-15142335
W. Niles, G397-131-233118
M. Manghum, G271-20-00423
D. Jackson293-42-204111
J. Kaufman50-00-01000
K. Billbury40-20-10020
J. Lliteras31-10-00012
Totals 31-5115-2230161686
 60.8%68.2% 
Southeastern Louisiana Lions
A. Benton, F251-74-42236
R. Johnson, F246-136-670518
D. Evans, G355-102-235115
B. Fortenberry, G346-141-132314
J. Ricard, G233-80-01116
J. James241-10-03132
T. Nelson233-40-00109
R. Woods60-02-21112
J. Campbell40-00-00000
J. Petrovcic20-00-00000
Totals 25-5715-1522131772
 43.9%100% 
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Western Ill.0-07-2167
South Dakota0-010-384
S. Dak. St.0-09-575
IPFW0-06-5209
No. Dak. St.0-05-5103
Denver0-05-7295
Oral Roberts0-03-9240
Neb.-Omaha0-02-10281

Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SF Austin0-09-1107
Lamar0-08-180
Abil Chr.0-07-3245
SE Louisiana0-06-4178
Incarn Word0-04-3252
C. Arkansas0-06-5231
Sam Houston0-06-5234
Nicholls St.0-04-5172
Nwestern St.0-03-5285
Hou. Baptist0-04-7305
McNeese St.0-03-6333
Texas A&M-CC0-03-6341
New Orleans0-02-6259
 
Other games
MICH 94 Final
NW 66
COLO 83 Final
ARIZ 92
GONZ 78 Final
PEP 62