Scores

Final

Oral Roberts 68

(10-12, 4-5 Southland)

McNeese State 79

(7-14, 5-4 Southland)

    4:00 PM ET, February 1, 2014

    Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    ORU 37 3168
    MCNS 33 4679

    Top Performers

    Oral Roberts: K. Billbury 20 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast

    McNeese St: C. McFerrin 23 Pts, 13 Reb, 3 Blk

    McNeese State defeats Oral Roberts 79-68

    Associated Press

    LAKE CHARLES, La. -- Craig McFerrin and Ledrick Eackles combined for 45 points and 24 rebounds to lead McNeese State to a 79-68 victory over Oral Roberts Saturday.

    McFerrin had 23 points, making 9 of 13 field goal attempts, and 13 rebounds, while Eackles had 22 points, hitting 11 of 14 free throws, and 11 rebounds. Kevin Hardy added 10 points for McNeese State (7-14, 5-4 Southland Conference).

    Oral Roberts (10-12, 4-5) led throughout most of the first half and held a 37-33 halftime advantage. The Cowboys had an 11-2 run to lead 44-39 with 14:44 remaining. The Golden Eagles came back to tie the score at 44 following a layup by Jorden Kaufman. The Cowboys then pushed their lead to 62-51 with 6:00 remaining. ORU never threatened again.

    Korey Billbury led ORU with 20 points and Shawn Glover had 13.

    McNeese State won the rebound battle 48 to 24.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ORU
    MCNS
    Points 68 79
    FG Made-Attempted 23-58 (.397) 23-51 (.451)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-22 (.318) 3-13 (.231)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-25 (.600) 30-40 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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