HAMMOND - Brandon Fortenberry scored 23 points and Roosevelt Johnson 20 as Southeastern Louisiana hung on to defeat Louisiana-Monroe 63-60 in a nonconference game Saturday night.

The Lions (2-1) led by as many as 14 points late in the first half and again at 47-33 with 12:34 left in the game.

The Warhawks (0-4) then went on a 14-3 run, which included five points apiece by Charles Winborne and Marcelis Hansberry, to close to within 50-47 with 6:54 left.

Louisiana-Monroe trailed 61-56 with a minute left but got within one, 61-60 on two free throws by Hansberry and a layup by Bibi Ndongo with 23 seconds left after a steal by Hansberry.

Daron Populist made two free throws with five seconds and finished with 13 points.

Fred Brown, whose attempt at a tying shot missed at the buzzer, led ULM with 16 points. Winborne had 15.

NICHOLLS STATE 80, HOUSTON BAPTIST 70: In Lafayette, Trevon Lewis scored 21 points, while Chris Talkington and Dantrell Thomas added 17 points apiece for Nicholls State.

Houston Baptist led 41-35 early in the second half, but Nicholls State (1-3) went on a 21-8 run.

Marcus Davis led the Huskies (1-3) with 17 points and Ronald March finished with 10.

MARSHALL 83, NORTHWESTERN STATE 61: In Huntington, W.Va., DeAndre Kane scored 26 points for Marshall (3-0).

Demetrice Jacobs scored 20 points to lead the Demons (2-2).

UNO 76, SOUTHEASTERN (FLA.) 69: In New Orleans, the University of New Orleans rallied from a 20-point deficit with 13:26 left in the game to beat Southeastern (Fla.) at Lakefront Arena.

UNO (2-2) scored 48 of the game’s final 60 points while shutting down a Southeastern offense that shot 72.7 percent from the field in the first half.

Lovell Cook led the Privateers with 16 points and four steals.

Jacob Hodges came off the bent to lead Southeastern (5-3) with 17 points.

OAKLAND 75, GRAMBLING 45: In Grambling, Travis Bader scored 17 points and Corey Petros had 16 points and 10 rebounds for Oakland (1-2)

Reggie Hamilton added 12 points for Oakland (1-2).

Peter Roberson scored 14 points for Grambling (0-4).

TRUETT-MCCONNELL 88, LOYOLA 85: In Cleveland, Ga., Roderick Bombard had 28 points, four rebounds and seven assists to lead Truett-McConnell. Anthoney Dorsey added 23 points.

Corey Gray scored 31 points to lead Loyola (4-1, 1-1 Southern States Athletic Conference). Robert Lovaglio scored 21 points, and McCall Tomeny had 12 points and nine rebounds.

DELGADO 67, MISSISSIPPI DELTA 61: In New Orleans, Rashaun Claiborne scored 21 points to lead Delgado. Jauries Thomas scored 12 and Melvin Davis added 11.

XAVIER 64, WILEY 60: In New Orleans, Chris Iles had 15 points and six assists as NAIA No. 21 Xavier rallied late. Kevin Miller and Cordell Hadnot scored 10 points apiece for Xavier (4-0), and Hadnot grabbed nine rebounds.

Richard Simon had 15 points, six assists and three steals for Wiley (2-2).


BRCC 82, SOUTHWEST CHRISTIAN COLLEGE 67: In the San Jacinto Tournament, Baton Rouge Community College upped its record to 7-4.

Taliah Robertson led the Bears with 14 points and six rebounds. Rhondalon Popularas added 11 while, Courtney Chargois added 10.

Bunny Scott contributed six assists for BRCC.

ORAL ROBERTS 92, LOUISIANA TECH 71: In Tulsa, Kevi Luper scored 28 points to lead four players in double figures for Oral Roberts.

Oral Roberts (4-0) shot 58 percent (23-for-40) from the field in the second half to break open a game that was tied 38-38 at halftime.

Angie Felton scored 16 points for Louisiana Tech (0-2). Kiara Young and Jasmine Bendolph each added 10 points for Tech.

ARKANSAS TECH 110, UNO 59: In Russellville, Ark., Katie Horsman scored 21 points to lead Arkansas Tech (2-0), while Natalia Santos had 15 points and 11 rebounds.

UNO (0-3) was led by Megan Buckley with 13 points and Mirjam Sipos with 12.

LOYOLA 97, TRUETT-MCCONNELL 53: In Cleveland, Ga., sophomore guard Amy Moody scored 20 points to lead Loyola (5-0, 2-0 Southern States Athletic Conference).

Senior guard Keiva Council notched 16 points, nine rebounds, seven assists and four steals, while sophomore Jasmine Brewer added 15 points and five rebounds for Loyola.

Kelsey Montgomery scored 20 for Truett-McConnell.

DILLARD 55, MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE 48: In New Orleans, Kayla Jackson scored 13 points, Deangenee’ Thomas 11 and Ciara Auqillard 10 for Dillard.

LOUISIANA COLLEGE 87, MILLSAPS 48: In Jackson, Miss., Melody Criswell scored 18 points to lead Louisiana College (2-0) over Millsaps in the Millsaps Tournament.

Millsaps (1-1) was led by Shante Morton with 12 points and 13 rebounds

XAVIER 72, HUSTON-TILLOTSON 41: In New Orleans, seven players scored in an early 17-0 run Saturday hat carried NAIA No. 16 Xavier over Huston-Tillotson.

Keldra Hall led Xavier (4-1) with 12 points.

Kandice Smith scored 15 points for Huston-Tillotson (0-1), and Jasmine Dukes had 13 points and nine rebounds.