McNeese State vs Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

McNeese St. 71, Texas A&,M-CC 69

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Patrick Richard scored 19 points and Jeremie Mitchell added 18 to lead McNeese State to a 71-69 victory against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Saturday night.

Mitchell made five 3-pointers for the Cowboys (5-8, 1-0 Southland Conference). Dontae Cannon had 14 points and Rudy Turner 13.

Chris Hawkins-Mast and Terence Jones scored 13 points each to lead the Islanders (1-13, 0-2). Myron Dempsey had 10 rebounds.

Dempsey's layup cut the McNeese State lead to 61-60 with 1:56 remaining. But Turner converted a 3-point play, and Patrick added a jumper and two free throws to give the Cowboys a 68-62 cushion with 18 seconds remaining, and they protected the lead with free throws.

McNeese State made 15 of its first 19 shots from the floor, including 7 of 8 from 3-point range, en route to a 39-31 halftime lead.

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McNeese State Cowboys
D. Richard, F251-21-24123
R. Turner, C276-91-291413
D. Cannon, G345-83-565114
P. Richard, G345-117-843319
J. Mitchell, G336-151-412118
C. McFerrin180-11-22021
A. Fields111-20-01033
D. Guidry110-20-02030
K. Hardy40-10-00000
T. Queen30-10-00000
Totals 24-5214-2333121971
 46.2%60.9% 
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders
C. Hawkins-Mast, F316-101-370213
M. Dempsey, F252-83-710027
J. Jordan, G384-63-449211
T. Jones, G264-115-731413
K. Dvorak, G242-60-03116
N. Maxey305-71-240211
H. Ali132-50-01125
J. Kocher51-10-02003
J. King30-10-00010
J. Pope-Didier30-10-00010
T. Wang30-00-00000
Totals 26-5613-2337121769
 46.4%56.5% 
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New Orleans6-1210-20343
Nicholls St.6-1211-23313
C. Arkansas6-127-21338
Nwestern St.5-138-20344
Lamar3-1511-19336

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