SE Louisiana 94, Southern U. 48

SE Louisiana 94, Southern U. 48

Published Dec. 17, 2009 2:08 p.m. ET

Trent Hutchin scored 18 points in 16 minutes and Brandon Fortenberry had a double-double with 12 points and a season-high 10 assists as Southeastern Louisiana routed Southern University 94-48 on Wednesday night.

The Lions (7-2), coming off a 77-60 loss to LSU on Monday, came into the game averaging 79.2 points - tying them for the Southland Conference lead with Sam Houston State - and allowing 65 points.

They won their fifth straight against the Jaguars and by the largest margin of victory in the 31-game series. The previous record was 70-49 on Feb. 6, 1982. Southern leads the series 16-15.

The Jaguars (1-9), who snapped an eight-game skid Saturday by defeating New Orleans 78-73, shot 27.1 percent from the field (16-for-59). Southeastern Louisiana shot 54.5 percent (36-for-66) and was 14-for-24 from 3-point range.


Earnest Jones led the Jaguars with 13 points.