Scores

Final

Lamar 72

(3-28, 1-17 Southland)

SE Louisiana 86

(12-17, 10-8 Southland)

5:30 PM ET, March 9, 2013

University Center, Hammond, Louisiana

1 2 T
LAM 28 4472
SELA 35 5186

Top Performers

Lamar: D. Minor 18 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast

Southeastern Louisiana: B. Fortenberry 26 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast

SE Louisiana 86, Lamar 72

Associated Press

HAMMOND, La. -- Brandon Fortenberry scored 26 points and Southeastern Louisiana defeated Lamar 86-72 Saturday, sweeping the season series in the regular-season finale for both teams.

The Lions (12-17, 10-8 Southland Conference) have won two straight after a four-game skid. They led by eight early, but the Cardinals pulled ahead 20-18 with 8:01 left until halftime.

Southeastern Louisiana quickly regained the lead on Dre Evans' 3-pointer, but Lamar stayed close until a 6-1 Lions spurt made it 35-28 at halftime.

The Cardinals, who lost the previous contest 67-63 on Jan. 7, trailed by 19 before making it 75-68 with 2:08 remaining, but could get no closer.

Jeffery Ricard added 16 points and Evans 10 for the Lions, who had already clinched the No. 4 seed and a first-round bye in the league tournament.

Donley Minor's 18 points led Lamar (3-28, 1-17), which has lost eight straight and set a single-season record for losses.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LAM
SELA
Points 72 86
FG Made-Attempted 22-52 (.423) 28-65 (.431)
3P Made-Attempted 7-14 (.500) 7-23 (.304)
FT Made-Attempted 21-29 (.724) 23-30 (.767)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 19

2012-13 Season

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