Texas A&M-Corpus Christi vs McNeese State

McNeese St. 75, Texas A&,M-CC 71

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LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Desharick Guidry scored 16 points to lead four McNeese State players in double figures in a 75-71 Southland Conference victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Thursday night.

The Cowboys (7-7, 1-3), who had lost their last four games, trailed 25-17 with 8:11 remaining in the first half. But a 3-pointer by Ledrick Eackles started them on a 22-10 run over the remainder of the half for a 39-35 lead.

McNeese State never trailed in the second half. The Islanders (1-12, 0-3) trimmed a 10-point lead to two, 52-50 with 11:07 left, but another 3-pointer by Eackles started the Cowboys on an 11-2 run.

Eackles finished with 15 points, Kevin Hardy had 14 points, 10 rebounds and six assists, and Craig McFerrin had 11 points for McNeese State.

Will Nelson scored 24 to pace Texas A&M-CC, which has no seniors on its roster. Johnathan Jordan added 17 points and nine assists.

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Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (1-12)353671
McNeese State (7-7) «393675

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Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders
W. Nelson, F387-186-891424
D. Francis, F303-40-05036
J. Jordan, G372-1012-1349117
H. Ali, G321-63-42006
J. Williamson, G252-81-23136
B. Pye181-40-02033
N. Maxey93-30-01036
C. Martinez71-20-01133
J. King40-00-00000
Totals 20-5522-2729122071
 36.4%81.5% 
McNeese State Cowboys
C. McFerrin, F335-111-290111
D. Guidry, F306-74-891416
D. Cannon, G341-46-73038
K. Hardy, G345-73-5106114
J. Mitchell, G282-81-21137
L. Eackles204-75-621415
A. Fields120-52-22102
A. Lewis50-00-01010
J. Wells41-30-01022
J. Jagneaux00-00-01000
Totals 24-5222-3240101975
 46.2%68.8% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Orleans13-520-12154
Texas A&M-CC12-624-12159
Hou. Baptist12-617-14176
SF Austin12-618-15203
Sam Houston10-821-13195
Lamar10-819-15232
SE Louisiana9-916-16249
Nicholls St.7-1114-17253
Abil Chr.7-1113-16289
Nwestern St.7-1113-16306
Incarn Word7-1112-17303
C. Arkansas7-118-24311
McNeese St.4-147-22315
 
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