Antonnio Benton's dunk pulled SE Louisiana to within one point with 52 seconds left, but the Lions missed two 3-point attempts during their final possession.
SE Missouri State trailed by seven at halftime and took its first lead since the opening minutes on a Stone basket with 11:29 left. The Redhawks shot a season-low 38.7 percent from the field in the first half, but made 11 of 13 to start the second.
Stone and Bradley were both 8 of 15 from the field for SE Missouri State (7-2). Bradley pulled down 10 rebounds and Stone had nine.
Benton scored 21 points for SE Louisiana (3-5). The Lions were 8 of 24 from the 3-point line and held SE Missouri State to just three long-range makes.
With a trio a top recruits from Philadelphia, the Penn State basketball program is primed to finally turn a corner.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
|Southeast Missouri State||2-14||8||5-24|
|Stephen F. Austin||18-0||-||28-6|
|Sam Houston State||12-6||6||18-16|