Team preview: SE Louisiana

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2003-04 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: November 6, 2003, 11:06 AM ET
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Southeastern Louisiana coach Billy Kennedy has reason for optimism after last year's squad won three of its final four games to finish 11-16 overall.

The Lions' nine victories in conference play were three more than any other SLU team had posted since joining the league, and series sweeps over defending league champion McNeese State and fourth-place Southwest Texas were quality steps in the right direction.