HOUSTON -- Marlain Veal scored 26 points with five 3-pointers and five assists and Southeastern Louisiana beat Houston Baptist 70-67 on Wednesday night to win its third straight.
Moses Greenwood added 15 points and Von Julien had nine with seven assists for the Lions (7-12, 3-3 Southland Conference), who outrebounded the Huskies 32-24, made 8 of 18 3-pointers and had 19 assists on 23 field goals.
Trailing 37-23 at halftime, the Huskies closed to 67-66 on Stephen O'Suji's layup with 1:02 to go. Greenwood hit two free throws and Houston Baptist missed a layup before closing to 69-67 after Ty Dalton made 1 of 2 free throws.
DuBose scored 22 points with five 3s and Edward Hardt had 19 for the Huskies (5-12, 1-5), who have lost five straight.
West Virginia hoping for different result vs. Kansas St.
When Bob Huggins returns to Manhattan, Kan., with his No. 12 West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday, it should feel a little bit like home.
Old foes UConn, No. 14 Villanova to reunite
Two former Big East Conference rivals are going back to the future on Saturday.
Coming off upset loss, No. 10 Kentucky faces Arkansas
The Kentucky Wildcats will try to rebound from a loss to unranked South Carolina earlier this week when they face another unranked SEC opponent, Arkansas, on Saturday in Fayetteville, Ark.
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