SE Louisiana beats Central Arkansas 75-71 in OT
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
HAMMOND, La. (AP) -- Jeremy Campbell scored 19 points to help Southeastern Louisiana rally and beat Central Arkansas 75-71 in overtime on Wednesday night.
Central Arkansas (7-11, 2-4 Southland Conference) jumped out to an 18-8 lead and took a 30-23 advantage into halftime. But Southeastern Louisiana fought back in the second half and took its first lead of the game, 58-57, with 3:23 left after three straight Jeremy Campbell free throws.
Central Arkansas jumped back ahead 63-59 but Campbell made a jumper to cut the lead to 63-61. Deshawn Petterson recorded a steal with 19 seconds left and Elgin Bailey's tip in with two seconds left sent the game into overtime.
The Lions (8-10, 2-4) controlled overtime, scoring the first five points of the period and knocking down three free throws in the final 22 seconds.
LaQuentin Miles led the Sugar Bears with 26 points.