SE Louisiana Beats UCA 75-71 in OT

by The Associated Press  on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012 8:20 am  

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HAMMOND, La. - 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 Bears with 26 points.

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