McGlaston leads Bradley over SE Missouri St 84-78
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) JoJo McGlaston scored 12 of his career-high 19 points in the second half and Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye added 16 points as Bradley defeated Southeast Missouri State 84-78 on Friday night.
Freshman Darrell Brown recorded a career-high 15 points. Brown's 3-pointer 12 seconds into the game gave Bradley (2-1) a lead it would never surrender.
The Braves led 38-35 at halftime, and with a 47-44 lead used a 10-0 run to create some space. Lautier-Ogunleye made two free throws and the Braves were up 54-44 with 10:21 to play.
Bradley out rebounded Southeast Missouri State by a 43-23 margin. Bradley's point total was its highest since recording 84 on Dec. 2 last year in a win against Central Michigan.
Bradley leads the all-time series with a 7-2 edge and has now won five straight.
Antonius Cleveland and Daniel Simmons each scored 16 points to lead Southeast Missouri State (2-2).