NATCHITOCHES, La. -- Shamar Davis finished 5 of 5 from behind the arc and led five Northwestern State players in double figures with 24 points to blow out Southeastern Louisiana 103-68 Saturday in Southland Conference play.
Northwestern State (11-6, 5-2) shot 66 percent (21 of 32), including 8 of 10 from behind the arc, in the first half.
The Demons made 21 of their last 25 shots, running out to a 55-31 halftime lead.
Southeastern Louisiana (5-11, 3-3) shot 35.5 percent (11 for 31) in the second half, and trailed by as many as 44 points in the period.
Northwestern State scored 26 points off 18 turnovers by the Lions.
Onochie Ochie led the Lions with 18 points.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
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