Scores

Final OT

McNeese State 59

(9-12, 3-8 Southland)

Sam Houston 58

(12-10, 5-5 Southland)

Coverage: ESPN3

8:45 PM ET, February 7, 2013

1 2 OT T
MCNS 27 26 659
SHSU 33 20 558

Top Performers

McNeese State: D. Cannon 19 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

Sam Houston State: P. Baxter 10 Pts, 5 Reb, 6 Ast

McNeese St. 59, Sam Houston St. 58

Associated Press

HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Dontae Cannon tied the game with 3 seconds to play in regulation, then scored again with a second to play in overtime to lift McNeese State to a 59-58 win over Sam Houston State Thursday night.

Cannon finished with 19 points, eight rebounds and four assists for the Cowboys (9-12, 3-8 Southland), who had lost four in a row. It was just their second road win of the season; the other was at Texas Tech on Dec. 16.

Desharick Guidry had 11 points, making all three of his 3-point attempts, for McNeese State.

Marquel McKinney led the Bearkats (12-10, 5-5) with 13 points. Paul Baxter added 10 points and six assists for Sam Houston State.

The win was McNeese State's 300th in the Southland Conference, making the Cowboys the first team to reach that mark.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MCNS
SHSU
Points 59 58
FG Made-Attempted 20-54 (.370) 20-58 (.345)
3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 8-27 (.296)
FT Made-Attempted 13-14 (.929) 10-15 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 11

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Jan 12, 2013 SHSU 72, @MCNS 57Recap
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