Scores

Final

McNeese State 68

(12-16, 6-11 Southland)

SE Louisiana 79

(11-17, 9-8 Southland)

8:35 PM ET, March 7, 2013

University Center, Hammond, Louisiana

1 2 T
MCNS 33 3568
SELA 34 4579

Top Performers

McNeese State: C. McFerrin 18 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

Southeastern Louisiana: B. Fortenberry 23 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

SE Louisiana 79, McNeese St. 68

Associated Press

HAMMOND, La. -- Brandon Fortenberry scored 11 of his 23 points during a key, late stretch to lift Southeastern Louisiana over McNeese State 79-68 Thursday night.

Fortenberry scored his 11 as the Lions (11-17, 9-8 Southland Conference) outscored the Cowboys 13-5 in the final 5 minutes to blow open what was a 66-63 contest.

Southeastern Louisiana snapped a four-game losing streak and avenged a 65-58 loss to McNeese State on Feb. 19.

Fortenberry was 9-of-18 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds. Roosevelt Johnson added 15 points and nine boards while Dre Evans had 13 points.

Craig McFerrin led McNeese State (12-16, 6-11) with 18 points -- tying a season high -- and 11 rebounds for his second double-double of the year, each of which have come in the Cowboys' last two games. Kevin Hardy added 14 points and seven assists.

McNeese State has lost two in a row and three of four.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MCNS
SELA
Points 68 79
FG Made-Attempted 26-65 (.400) 30-66 (.455)
3P Made-Attempted 4-15 (.267) 8-16 (.500)
FT Made-Attempted 12-19 (.632) 11-13 (.846)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 11

2012-13 Season

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