Scores

Final

Northwestern St 79

(17-6, 11-2 Southland)

SE Louisiana 76

(9-13, 7-5 Southland)

    8:40 PM ET, February 14, 2013

    University Center, Hammond, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    NWST 41 3879
    SELA 30 4676

    Top Performers

    Northwestern St: S. Davis 15 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast

    SE Louisiana: B. Fortenberry 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Northwestern St. 79, SE Louisiana 76

    Associated Press

    HAMMOND, La. -- James Hulbin came off the bench for 16 points and Shamir Davis tallied 15, including nine on free throws, as Northwestern State beat Southeastern Louisiana 79-76 Thursday night for its seventh straight win.

    Northwestern State (17-6, 11-2 Southland Conference) opened the game on a 13-0 run and led 16-3 after Brison White answered an Antionnio Benton tip-in with a 3-pointer.

    The Demons opened the second half on an 8-2 run, but Southeast Louisiana rallied to tie it 74-all on two Brandon Fortenberry free throws with 45 seconds left. The Lions would get no closer, though, as Hulbin broke the tie with a 3-pointer and Jalan West answered a Fortenberry layup with two free throws to seal it.

    Fortenberry had 20 points for Southeastern Louisiana (9-13, 7-5), which outshot Northwestern State 49.1 percent (26 of 53) to 44.8 percent (26 of 58) but lost 41-28 on the boards.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NWST
    SELA
    Points 79 76
    FG Made-Attempted 26-58 (.448) 26-53 (.491)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-14 (.571) 8-15 (.533)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-28 (.679) 16-23 (.696)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 19 2

    2012-13 Season

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