Sam Houston 28

(6-4, 4-2 Southland)

SE Louisiana 23

(2-9, 1-5 Southland)

7:00 PM ET, November 11, 2006

Strawberry Stadium, Hammond, LA

1 2 3 4 T
SHSU 7 0 7 1428
SELA 0 3 7 1323

Top Performers

Passing: B. Babin (SELA) - 325 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: B. Babin (SELA) - 5 CAR, 17 YDS

Receiving: C. Kilpatrick (SELA) - 11 REC, 128 YDS, 1 TD

Sam Houston State 28, Southeastern Louisiana 23

HAMMOND, La. (AP) -- D.D. Terry ran for three touchdowns and 278 yards on 31 carries as Sam Houston State defeated Southeastern Louisiana 28-23 on Saturday.

Sam Houston (6-4, 4-1 Southland Conference) had 286 rushing yards while Brett Hicks completed 10-of-25 passes for 113 yards and two interceptions. Brandon Perry added 40 yards on three catches.

Terry's 278 yards was the second-highest rushing yardage total in the Bearkats' history. He averaged nine yards per carry and rushed for 186 yards in the second half.

Seth Babin completed 34-of-63 passes for a career-high 325 yards and two touchdowns for Southeastern (2-9, 1-5). Crawford Kilpatrick caught 11 passes for a career-high 128 yards and a touchdown.

Sam Houston scored first on a Hicks 15-yard pass to Blake Martin with 6:13 left in the first quarter. The only score in the second came off of a 25-yard field goal by Jeff Turner to give the Bearkats a 7-3 lead at the half.

In the second half, Terry scored on a 1-yard run with 12:21 left in the third quarter to make it 14-3 for the Bearkats. The Lions scored on a 3-yard pass to Krishna Muhammad with 2:36 left in the third to make it 14-10.

Terry scored his second TD early in the fourth on a 51-yard run. Babin connected with Josh Wilson on a 9-yard TD pass to keep the Lions within a touchdown.

But Terry powered into the end zone again on a 12-yard run with 2:58 left in the game to give the Bearkats a 28-17 lead. Babin threw a 12-yard TD pass to Kilpatrick with :33 left in the game to make it 28-23.