CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Marlain Veal hit seven 3-pointers and scored 27 points and Southeastern Louisiana beat Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 64-58 on Wednesday night, handing the Islanders their third straight loss.
Playing in his school-record 121st game, Veal scored 12 points as the Lions came out of halftime with a 16-5 run to take a 48-39 lead. The Islanders closed to 57-56 on a 9-2 run capped by Kareem South's layup with 1 1/2 minutes but the Lions sealed it with seven free throws in the final 1:02.
Veal's 3 put the Lions up 32-30 with 1:36 to play in the first half, but South's free throw and Elijah Schmidt's 3 gave the Islanders a 34-32 halftime lead.
NCAA places Miss. State on 3 years probation
Mississippi State's football and men's basketball teams will not receive postseason bans in the aftermath of an academic scandal involving a tutor.
Memphis will hold pro day for NBA teams featuring potential lottery picks
The pro day, featuring James Wiseman and Precious Achiuwa, will have a similar format to the draft combine.
Judge denies MSU request to dismiss Title IX suit
A federal judge on Wednesday denied Michigan State's request to dismiss a Title IX lawsuit filed by a former female student, thus allowing the suit to proceed.
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