Scores

Final

McNeese State 74

(7-15, 5-5 Southland)

Northwestern St 85

(10-11, 6-4 Southland)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    8:45 PM ET, February 6, 2014

    Prather Coliseum, Natchitoches, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    MCNS 37 3774
    NWST 37 4885

    Top Performers

    McNeese State: L. Eackles 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Northwestern State: J. West 30 Pts, 4 Reb, 8 Ast, 4 Stl

    Northwestern State tops McNeese State 85-74

    Associated Press

    NATCHITOCHES, La. -- Jalan West scored 30 points Thursday night, including 5 of 8 from distance, as Northwestern State beat McNeese State 85-74 for its fifth straight win.

    DeQuan Hicks scored 19 and grabbed 13 rebounds, Brison White scored 13, and Northwestern State (10-11, 6-4 Southland) outshot McNeese State (7-15, 5-5) 45.8 percent to 40.3 percent.

    The Cowboys led 11-10 lead on a layup by Craig McFerrin and pulled away by five. West's 3-pointer put Northwestern State up 37-34, but Adrian Fields replied with a trey to tie it at 37 at halftime.

    The lead flip-flopped in the second half until White's 3-pointer put Northwestern State up 51-49 and the Demons built a five-point lead. Shaun Johnson made it a two-point game with a 3-pointer at 6:47, but the Demons pulled away on runs of 6-0 and 10-3.

    Ledrick Eackles led McNeese State with 23, including 4 of 8 on 3-pointers. McFerrin scored 17.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MCNS
    NWST
    Points 74 85
    FG Made-Attempted 27-59 (.458) 31-77 (.403)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-23 (.391) 8-18 (.444)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-14 (.786) 15-21 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 13 (0/0)

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