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 dust has settled after players made their NBA draft decisions. Which college teams won? Which lost? Well, Villanova is pretty happy. USC, meanwhile, might not be as thrilled.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.
ESPN college basketball reporter Andy Katz looks into the two decommitments from the NBA draft and what they're looking forward to.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|
|Texas San Antonio||3-15||13||5-27|