MARTIN, Tenn. -- Onochie Ochie scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Southeastern Louisiana prevailed 80-76 in a close contest against Tennessee-Martin on Saturday night.
Joshua Filmore and Antonnio Benton each added 12. Benton led the Lions with 11 rebounds.Southeastern Louisiana took a slim lead early in the first. But UT-Martin kept pace, giving Myles Taylor an opportunity in the final two minutes before the break to score eight points and put the Skyhawks on top, 45-44.The back-and-forth continued after halftime with the lead trading hands 13 times before the Lions (4-6) put it away with a pair of Joshua Filmore free throws and an Antonio Benton layup in the final seconds.Southeastern Louisiana hit 52 percent from the field and 76 percent from the line overall.Taylor scored a career-high 34 points to lead the Skyhawks (5-10). Terrence Smith and Justin Childs had 12 each.