Recap - Southeastern Louisiana Defeats Western Illinois 62-52
Southeastern Louisiana grabbed a 62-52 win over Western Illinois on Tuesday, behind a 17-point effort from Antonnio Benton at SLU University Center.
JaMichael Hawkins had 15 points for Southeastern Louisiana and Dre Evans chipped in with 7 points. Dre Evans had 3 assists for them, while Antonnio Benton was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Western Illinois got a 22-point performance from Garret Covington, who was supported by 9 points from Michael Ochereobia. Remy Roberts-Burnett had 6 assists in a losing cause for Western Illinois, while Garret Covington grabbed 8 rebounds.
Southeastern Louisiana led at halftime, 25-23.
Southeastern Louisiana won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-31.