HAMMOND, La. -- Marlain Veal scored 22 points with four assists, three rebounds and three steals and Southeastern Louisiana beat Lamar 76-69 on Wednesday night for its first conference win.
The Lions (5-12, 1/3 Southland Conference) snapped their eight-game skid with a 26-for-50 shooting effort while making 18 of 22 from the foul line. Southeastern Louisiana overcame its 16 turnovers with the help of Lamar's 23 personal fouls.
Keith Charleston's jumper midway through the second half gave the Lions a 48-47 lead with 10:26 left and started a 14-1 run and Lamar (8-10, 1-4) trailed the rest of the way.
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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