Texas-San Antonio tops SE Louisiana 66-61

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HAMMOND, La. (AP)—Morris Smith IV scored 17 points and Texas-San Antonio defeated Southeastern Louisiana 66-61 on Saturday.

After a halftime score tied at 31-31, Texas-San Antonio (14-7, 5-3 Southland Conference) opened the second half with 10 unanswered points. Josh Bonney started the half with a three-point play with 17:57 to go, and a little more than four minutes later the Roadrunners led 48-38.

The Lions (9-13, 3-6) answered with a 10-2 run to pull within 58-57 with 4:43 to play, but never take the lead.

Travis Gabbidon had his fourth double-double of the season for the Roadrunners, tallying 11 points and 12 rebounds. Bonney chipped in 13 points for Texas-San Antonio.

Damon Forest paced the Lions with 22 points and Brandon Fortenberry added 14. Patrick Sullivan, the Lions’ leading scorer (11.8 points per game) was held to six points in 17 minutes.

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