HAMMOND, La. -- JaMichael Hawkins scored a career-high 29 points to lift Southeastern Louisiana to a 75-65 win over Spring Hill on Monday night.
The Lions (5-6), playing without their injured leading scorer Antonnio Benton, rallied midway through the second half to erase an 11-point deficit, taking the lead 62-61 on a dunk by Devonte Upson that sparked a 15-4 run over the final five minutes. Upson contributed 14 points, Onochie Ochie added 13 and Julian Chiera had 11.
Spring Hill, an NAIA school playing the game as an exhibition, shot 54 percent from the field, including 7 of 9 from beyond the arc in the first half to build a 40-36 lead at the break. But the Badgers went cold in the second half, hitting just 7 of 27 from the floor.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.
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