SE Louisiana 66, Stephen F.Austin 56

Patrick Sullivan scored 20 points, 14 in the second half, as

Southeastern Louisiana pulled away to beat Stephen F. Austin 66-56

on Saturday.

Sullivan’s jumper gave the Lions (15-10, 7-5 Southland

Conference) a 53-47 lead with 4:38 left and started a 6-0 run.

A 3-pointer by Eddie Williams brought the Lumberjacks (18-7,

8-4) within seven, 57-50, with 2:28 left, but they got no closer.

They lead Southeastern Louisiana by one game in the league’s East


Led by Sullivan’s 9-for-13, the Lions shot 60 percent

(24-for-40) for the game, including 69.6 percent (16-for-23) in the

second half. The Lumberjacks shot 33.3 percent (20-for-60) after a

25 percent (8-for-32) start in the first half.

Brandon Fortenberry added 12 points for Southeastern


Williams scored 16 points and Jereal Scott 14 for Stephen F.

Austin, and Jordan Glynn grabbed 15 rebounds.