SE Louisiana beats Texas State 75-66

2/3/10 in NCAABB

HAMMOND, La. -- Patrick Sullivan tallied a double-double, and DeShawn Patterson added a career-high 21 points, leading Southeastern Louisiana in a 75-66 win over Texas State on Wednesday night.

Sullivan scored 23 points, grabbed 10 boards and blocked a career-high eight shots for the Lions (13-8, 5-3 Southland Conference). Patterson, who came in averaging 4.2 points per contest, went a career-high 9 of 11 from the foul line and hit two 3-pointers.

The Lions have won three straight games.

Texas State led 32-29 at halftime, but the Lions went on a 13-6 run out of the break in which Sullivan scored six consecutive points and never trailed again. With the Lions up 71-66 with 21 seconds left, Sullivan and Jason Marks hit a pair of free throws apiece to seal it.

Tony Bishop notched a double-double to lead the Bobcats (10-12, 4-4), scoring 19 points and grabbing 10 boards.

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