Scores

Final

SE Louisiana 60

(5-7, 0-1 Southland)

McNeese State 69

(3-10, 1-0 Southland)

    8:30 PM ET, January 2, 2014

    Burton Coliseum, Lake Charles, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    SELA 29 3160
    MCNS 29 4069

    Top Performers

    SE Louisiana: D. Evans 19 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast

    Mcneese St: K. Hardy 17 Pts, 9 Reb, 7 Ast, 3 Stl, 3 Blk

    McNeese State beats SE Louisiana 69-60

    Associated Press

    LAKE CHARLES, La. -- Kevin Hardy scored 17 points, grabbed nine rebounds and handed out seven assists as McNeese State beat Southeastern Louisiana 69-60 on Thursday.

    Hardy's back-to-back second half dunks awakened the crowd and put McNeese State up 54-46 with 7:20 remaining.

    McNeese State (3-10, 1-0 Southland) got 15 points from Ledrick Eackles and 12 from Desharick Guidry. The Cowboys out-rebounded SE Louisiana 40-30, led by Craig McFerrin with 11.

    McNeese State trailed 23-12 early in the first half, but closed the half on a 9-1 run to tie it at 29.

    Dre Evans had 19 points for SE Louisiana (5-7, 0-1), Julian Chiera had 14 and Joshua Filmore added 11. The Lions made 9 of 24 shots from behind the arc.

    Evans' 3-pointer, followed by Julian Chiera's layup made it a six-point game with 35 seconds left, but McNeese State made 3 of 4 free throws in the final 24 seconds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SELA
    MCNS
    Points 60 69
    FG Made-Attempted 21-52 (.404) 23-57 (.404)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-24 (.375) 6-20 (.300)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.692) 17-19 (.895)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 14 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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