McNeese State vs Lamar

McNeese St. 69, Lamar 62


BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Jeremie Mitchell scored 17 points and hit two key free throws to seal the deal for McNeese State in a 69-62 victory over Lamar on Saturday night.

Mitchell's two free throws with 8 seconds to go capped a 9-0 run by McNeese State (10-13, 4-9 Southland) in the final 2 minutes. Lamar's Hondo Webb tied it at 60 with a tip-in at the 2:26 mark but the Cowboys responded with nine straight points.

McNeese State, which saw its bench get outscored 54-15 by the Cardinals, shot just 37.5 percent from the field but were 8 of 17 from 3-point range.

Desharick Guidry scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds for McNeese State while Kevin Hardy and Dontae Cannon each had 10.

Rhon Mitchell had 18 points and seven rebounds to lead Lamar (3-22, 1-12). The 22 losses for the Cardinals are the most for a single season in the program's history.

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McNeese State Cowboys
D. Guidry, F342-97-970311
C. McFerrin, C343-110-08026
D. Cannon, G344-80-045210
K. Hardy, G315-130-283310
J. Mitchell, G305-83-443417
K. Garrett132-52-22127
A. Fields91-50-01002
P. Kpan71-11-21013
J. Wells60-20-00010
B. Regis21-20-00013
Totals 24-6413-1936121969
Lamar Cardinals
S. Norman, F40-10-01000
N. Acosta, G211-22-211004
H. Webb, G181-20-02132
B. Doty, G101-30-00002
M. Hancock, G60-10-00000
S. Brown353-95-661211
D. Minor345-93-444014
R. Mitchell326-116-672118
D. Minton232-72-32056
A. Wilson172-51-21155
Totals 21-5019-233691662
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