HAMMOND, Louisiana — JaMichael Hawkins nailed seven 3-pointers to finish with 24 points as Southeastern Louisiana picked up its first Southland Conference win, rolling by Lamar 98-70 on Monday night.
Southeastern Louisiana (3-15, 1-4), which had lost nine straight, jumped out to a 29-14 advantage midway through the first half and took a 54-27 lead into the break. The Cardinals (10-8, 2-4), who barely got by Northwestern State 86-82 on Saturday, never threatened in the second half.
Southeastern Louisiana shot 58 percent from the floor, making 13 of 22 from long range, while limiting Lamar to 26-of-72 shooting.
Kevin Booze led Lamar with 15 and Josh Nzeakor added 12.