Scores

Final

SE Louisiana 71

(2-8, 2-1 home)

    5:00 PM ET, December 29, 2012

    University Center, Hammond, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    SPHL 29 3261
    SELA 30 4171

    Top Performers

    Spring Hill: R. Gipson 23 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast

    Southeastern Louisiana: R. Johnson 21 Pts, 18 Reb, 2 Stl, 3 Blk

    SE Louisiana 71, Spring Hill 61

    Associated Press

    HAMMOND, La. -- Roosevelt Johnson, who missed last game due to injury, returned to tally season-highs of 21 points and 18 rebounds to lead Southeastern Louisiana past Spring Hill 71-61 Saturday in nonconference play.

    Brandon Fortenberry added 11 points and 10 rebounds, and Dre Evans and Jeffery Ricard scored 14 apiece for the Lions (2-8)

    Tied at 50 at the 8:49 mark, Southeastern Louisiana scored seven straight points to take a 57-50 lead with 4:44 left to play. Johnson made a free throw and hit two jumpers during the stretch.

    Spring Hill (2-13), who counted the contest as an exhibition, made it 57-54 on Alex Looney's jumper at the 3:33 mark, but Johnson answered again with a jumper pushing the lead to five, 59-54 with 3:08 left to play.

    The Lions made eight free throws in the final three minutes sealing the victory.

    Robert Gipson led the Badgers with 23 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SPHL
    SELA
    Points 61 71
    FG Made-Attempted 21-60 (.350) 25-57 (.439)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-32 (.313) 6-17 (.353)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-14 (.643) 15-25 (.600)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 10

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