CONWAY, Ark. -- Roosevelt Johnson posted a double-double with 28 points and 14 rebounds and Southeast Louisiana held off Central Arkansas in the closing moments for a 70-69 victory on Thursday night.
Southeast Louisiana (8-11, 6-3 Southland) was accurate from the field -- 28 of 55 -- but not so much at the foul line -- 9 of 17.
Central Arkansas (8-11, 3-6) had a 7-point lead with 9:01 left in the game, but could not maintain its advantage.
Thurl Bailey, a member of the 1983 NC State title team, has helped get the Wolfpack an invitation to the White House to meet President Barack Obama on May 9.
It's about time for someone other than Duke and Kentucky to grab the top class. Could it be Shaka Smart and Texas in 2017?
Which teams have enjoyed the most NCAA tournament success since 2000? Kansas' recent run to the Elite Eight vaulted the Jayhawks up the list.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|