SE Louisiana 99, Champion Baptist College 59
HAMMOND, La. (AP)
Daron Populist added 14 points and Quin Cooper had 13 while both Elgin Bailey and Jeremy Campbell chipped in 10 apiece for the Lions (5-8). Jan Petrovcic pulled down 13 boards and DeShawn Patterson dished out 12 assists to fill out a stellar stat sheet for Southeastern Louisiana in the win.
Populist knocked down 4 of 6 from long range, as the Lions hit 7 of 13. The NAIA Tigers connected on just 6 of 30 3-point attempts.
Champion Baptist was as close as four points, 20-16, to the Lions in the first half before a Populist 3 sparked a 26-3 run for Southeastern Louisiana to put the game out of reach.
Brandon Likins led the Tigers (6-14) with 30 points.