Northwestern St 24

(2-4, 0-2 Southland)

SE Louisiana 31

(2-5, 1-1 Southland)

7:00 PM ET, October 14, 2006

Strawberry Stadium, Hammond, LA

1 2 3 4 OT T
NWST 14 0 0 10 024
SELA 7 6 3 8 731

Top Performers

Passing: B. Schlosser (SELA) - 212 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: J. Lucas (SELA) - 15 CAR, 57 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: C. Kilpatrick (SELA) - 9 REC, 62 YDS, 1 TD

Southeastern Louisiana 31, Northwestern State 24 (OT)

HAMMOND, La. (AP) -- Jay Lucas scored on a 1-yard run in overtime to give Southeastern Louisiana a 21-24 win over Northwestern State on Saturday.

Northwestern forced the game into overtime when Robert Weeks drilled a 26-yard field goal with 0:41 left in regulation, knotting the score at 24.

Southeastern (2-5, 1-1 Southland Conference) snapped a three-game losing streak while Northwestern (2-4, 0-2) lost its second straight. Northwestern had 419 in total yards to the Lions' 265, but the Demons were hurt by four turnovers.

Northwestern led at halftime 14-13 after scoring on a 2-yard run by Patrick Earl and a 35-yard catch by Ben Bailey in the first quarter. SLU got its first-half points from Crawford Kilpatrick's 5-yard TD catch and Merrick Lanaux's 28-yard TD catch. But the Demons blocked an extra point kick.

In the second half, the Lions opened the scoring when Jeff Turner hit a 29-yard field goal in the third, the only score in that quarter.

In the fourth quarter, Greg Skidmore scored on a 22-yard pass from Roch Charpentier to give the Demons a 21-16 lead.

Jay Lucas's 1-yard TD run put SLU up 24-21 and Weeks' field goal tied the game and sent it into overtime.

Lions quarterback Brad Schlosser completed 26-of-40 passes for 212 yards, including two touchdowns. He did not get intercepted.

Charpentier completed 20-of-31 passes for 263 yards, including two touchdowns. He threw two interceptions.