Southeastern La. defeats Central Arkansas 98-61

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HAMMOND, La. (AP)—Damon Forest scored a career-high 26 points to lead Southeastern Louisiana to a 98-61 victory over Central Arkansas on Saturday.

The Lions (11-16, 5-9 Southland Conference) scored the first 11 points of the game and never trailed to win consecutive games for the first time since December.

Forest went 8 of 9 from the floor as the Lions shot 67.9 percent from the field (38 of 56) and hit 10 3-pointers. They also outrebounded Central Arkansas 36-21.

The Bears (9-18, 2-12) have lost nine straight games.

Warrell Span scored six of his 16 points during a 6-0 run to give Southeastern Louisiana a 65-39 lead with 13:01 remaining.

David Nboumba scored 12 points, Chris Cyprian added 11 and Patrick Sullivan had 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Lions.

Landrell Brewer scored 14 points and Mitch Rueter added 10 for Central Arkansas.

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