Scores

Final

McNeese State 74

(5-11, 3-1 Southland)

Lamar 59

(1-15, 0-4 Southland)

    7:15 PM ET, January 11, 2014

    Montagne Center, Beaumont, Texas

    1 2 T
    MCNS 35 3974
    LAM 21 3859

    Top Performers

    McNeese State: D. Guidry 21 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Lamar: R. Mitchell 18 Pts, 8 Reb

    Guidry, McNeese State move past Lamar 74-59

    Associated Press

    BEAUMONT, Texas -- Desharick Guidry had 21 points with nine rebounds and Ledrick Eackles added 15 points as McNeese State defeated Lamar 74-59 Saturday night.

    The Cowboys (5-11, 3-1 Southland Conference) jumped to a 26-9 lead as Keelan Garrett sank a pair of 3-pointers. Guidry hit two layups and Austin Lewis had a dunk in between to give McNeese State its largest lead, 33-14 with 4:11 remaining in the first half.

    Lamar (1-15, 0-4) cut their deficit to nine in the second half after a three-point play by Rhon Mitchell with 8:57 to play, but couldn't pull any closer.

    McNeese State shot 45.9 percent from the field and hit eight 3-pointers. Kevin Hardy had 11 rebounds, eight points and six assists for the Cowboys.

    Lamar dropped its 12th straight game, shooting 33.9 percent and going 0 of 8 beyond the arc. Mitchell led the Cardinals with 18 points and Amos Wilson had 12.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MCNS
    LAM
    Points 74 59
    FG Made-Attempted 28-61 (.459) 19-56 (.339)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-21 (.381) 0-8 (.000)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-21 (.476) 21-27 (.778)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 15 (0/0)

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