November 26, 2014

HAMMOND, La. (AP) Joshua Filmore scored 27 points and Zay Jackson 25, both career highs, as the Southeastern Louisiana scored 52 points in the second half to take an 86-65 victory over Tennessee Tech on Wednesday night in the teams' second meeting in three days.

The Lions (1-4) picked up their first win after losing to the Golden Eagles 81-62 on the road Monday.

Filmore made seven 3-pointers. Devonte Upson added 14 points and 10 rebounds, his third double-double in five games. The Lions shot 51.8 percent, including 11 of 26 3-pointers. They made 17 of 22 foul shots.

Charles Jackson turned in his fifth double-double in as many games, scoring 17 points for Tennessee Tech (3-2) and taking in 11 rebounds. Torrance Rowe added 13 points.

The Lions trailed 48-34 before outscoring the Golden Eagles 52-17 in the second half.

It wsa the first NCAA victory for Southeastern Louisiana head coach Jay Ladner.

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