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McNeese State vs Northwestern State

Northwestern St. 78, McNeese St. 63

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NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) - Brison White scored a career-high 20 points to lead Northwestern State past McNeese State 78-63 Thursday in the Southland Conference opener for both teams.

DeQuan Hicks had 14 points and eight rebounds, and Jalan West added 10 points for Northwestern State (7-4).

Northwestern State shot 60 percent (18 for 30) in the first half and held McNeese State to 36.1 percent (13 for 36) in the period to take a 43-31 lead into halftime.

McNeese State got within one-point in the second half, 46-45, on Dontae Cannon's free-throw at the 15:12 mark, but Northwestern responded with a 24-10 run to take a 70-55 lead with 4:12 left to play.

Northwestern State held McNeese State (6-5) to 35.1 percent (13 for 37) shooting in the second half.

James Hulbin had a career-best four blocks to help the Demons match a season-high with 10 blocks.

Cannon led the Cowboys with 15 points.

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McNeese State (6-5)313263
Northwestern State (7-4) «433578

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McNeese State Cowboys
D. Guidry, F346-132-492314
C. McFerrin, F293-80-05226
K. Hardy, G355-132-3135313
D. Cannon, G296-143-920215
J. Mitchell, G223-70-01037
L. Eackles170-80-04030
A. Fields152-20-00006
J. Wells70-20-01000
B. Regis40-30-00000
A. Lewis31-20-00102
S. Johnson20-10-01000
P. Kpan20-00-00000
K. Garrett10-00-00000
Totals 26-737-1643101663
 35.6%43.8% 
Northwestern State Demons
P. Robinson, F192-30-01215
M. Frazier, C214-70-04028
O. Evans, C100-10-00010
S. Davis, G293-91-24237
G. Stewart, G193-70-03216
J. West263-83-435310
J. Hulbin221-52-29004
D. Hicks196-92-481014
B. White188-122-223220
G. Roberson172-30-03004
Totals 32-6410-1441151378
 50%71.4% 
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Sam Houston15-326-982
Nwestern St.13-519-13161
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Incarn Word10-818-11160
Lamar9-915-15219
McNeese St.8-1015-16279
Hou. Baptist7-1112-16286
Nicholls St.7-1110-19321
New Orleans6-1211-18326
SE Louisiana6-129-23329
Abilene Christian4-1410-21325
C. Arkansas2-162-27349
 
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