SE Louisiana 76, MVSU 60

HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- Brandon Fortenberry scored 18 points and Trent Hutchin added 15 to lead Southeastern Louisiana over Mississippi Valley State 76-60 on Thursday night in the consolation game of the Hardwood Club Holiday Tournament.

The Lions (6-5) used a 25-for-45 shooting effort (55.6 percent) to snap a three-game losing streak.

Southeastern Louisiana led 20-16 with 7:42 remaining in the opening half and finished the first 20 minutes on a 21-5 run, taking a 41-21 lead into halftime.

D'Angelo Jackson, Paul Crosby and Cor-J Cox scored 13 points apiece for the Delta Devils (1-12), who have lost 14 of their last 16 games dating to last season.

Hutchin nailed a 3-pointer with 10:50 left to play to extend the Lions' lead to 60-33 -- their largest of the game.

MVSU finished 20 for 60 from the floor (33.3 percent), including 5 for 21 from 3-point range (23.8 percent).