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.
Abram, Thomas lead Milwaukee past Youngstown State in OT
DeAndre Abram and Josh Thomas both had double-doubles as Milwaukee edged Youngstown State 75-73 on Thursday night.
KJ Robinson matched his season high with 24 points as Omaha won its eighth consecutive home game, narrowly beating Western Illinois 87-82 in overtime on Thursday night.
Brown carries E. Kentucky past Jacksonville St. 81-77
Jomaru Brown had 24 points as Eastern Kentucky narrowly beat Jacksonville State 81-77 on Thursday night.
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