The Lions (10-13, 8-5 Southland Conference) avenged a 52-40, Jan. 17 loss at Stephen F. Austin. The Lumberjacks (21-3, 12-2) had won five straight, 16 of 17.
Southeastern Louisiana scored its last six points on free throws, three by Johnson (5 of 8 at the line). The last, with 0:12 left, clinched it.
The Lions made 16 of 24 free throws, the Lumberjacks 8 of 17. Southeastern Louisiana's bench outscored the Lumberjacks' 21-8.
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.
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|