NCAA Men's Basketball

Abilene Christian cruises past Southeastern Louisiana 76-55

ABILENE, Texas (AP) Joe Pleasant registered 12 points and seven rebounds as Abilene Christian easily beat Southeastern Louisiana 76-55 on Saturday night.

Mahki Morris had 11 points for Abilene Christian (10-7, 5-1 Southland Conference). Payten Ricks added 10 points.

Byron Smith and Maxim Romano each had 10 points for the Lions (5-13, 2-5).

Ty Brewer, the Lions' leading scorer entering the matchup at 16 points per game, was held to only four points. He failed to make a shot from behind the arc (0 of 4). He also committed seven turnovers. Pape Diop, the Lions' second leading scorer heading into the contest at 10 points per game, shot only 20 percent for the game (1 of 5).

Abilene Christian faces Sam Houston State on the road on Wednesday. Southeastern Louisiana takes on McNeese State at home on Wednesday.

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Updated January 18, 2020