Louisiana Tech (6-1) outscored Southeast Louisiana 69-34 in the second half while shooting 75 percent (24 of 32) from the field.
Michale Kyser scored 12 for the Bulldogs, who have won six in a row.
The Lions were tied at 6-all when they went on a 14-2 run to take a 22-8 lead on two free throws by Fortenberry with 6:45 left in the half. The Bulldogs fought back, however, and managed a 30-28 lead at halftime with Johnson scoring seven points in the run and Appleby making a 3-pointer with 26 seconds left.
The Bulldogs opened the second half on an 11-0 run and pulled away from there.
The family of former Houston Astros owner Roy Hofheinz wants a court to require the University of Houston to keep his name on the school's basketball arena.
Michigan has hired assistant basketball coaches Billy Donlon and Saddi Washington.
Duke and Cincinnati, 2016 NCAA tournament teams, highlight the eight-team field for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|
|Texas San Antonio||3-15||13||5-27|