Southeastern senior guard Marlain Veal was a problem for Tulane the entire second half after managing just four first-half points, and now his dream ending has prolonged Tulane's losing streak to four games.
The Helen Cox product's contested 3-pointer from the top of the key with two seconds left sealed a 62-61 comeback victory Saturday for the reigning Southland Conference champions at Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse.
"I used to dream about hitting a shot like that," said Veal, who finished with a game-high 22 points on 8-of-16 shooting. "Everybody in the backyard going 3-2-1, shoot. It was a dream come true.