Oral Roberts vs McNeese State

McNeese St. 56, Oral Roberts 54

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LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Dontae Cannon scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half as McNeese State rallied late in the second half to beat Oral Roberts 56-54 in a Southland Conference game Thursday night.

Oral Roberts led 47-36 with 8:03 remaining, but a jumper by Cannon started a 20-7 run by the Cowboys (12-14, 6-9) over the final 6:54.

With the game tied 54-54, Cannon hit two free throws with 16 seconds to play and Brandon Regis knocked away a pass by the Golden Eagles (17-12, 12-4) with 2.1 seconds left.

The victory was the third straight in conference play for the Cowboys.

McNeese hit 54.2 percent (13 of 24) from the field in the second half after making 37.9 percent (11 of 29) in the first.

Shawn Glover scored 18 points and Warren Niles 16 for Oral Roberts, and Damen Bell-Holter had 13 points and 13 rebounds.

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Oral Roberts Golden Eagles
D. Bell-Holter, F395-103-4130313
D. Jackson, F281-50-01503
W. Niles, G386-190-211116
S. Glover, G348-112-231118
K. Billbury, G262-50-07324
M. Manghum170-10-00240
J. Lliteras110-00-01100
B. Conley70-10-00000
Totals 22-525-831131154
 42.3%62.5% 
McNeese State Cowboys
D. Guidry, F314-100-06149
C. McFerrin, F272-50-07114
D. Cannon, G368-142-333219
K. Hardy, G366-100-152313
J. Mitchell, G322-80-02315
A. Fields172-50-05214
P. Kpan80-02-22102
K. Garrett70-10-01100
A. Lewis50-00-00000
B. Regis10-00-00000
Totals 24-534-632141256
 45.3%66.7% 
Southland
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
SF Austin18-032-3
Texas A&M-CC14-418-16
Sam Houston13-524-11
Nwestern St.12-617-14
Incarn Word9-521-6
Oral Roberts11-817-16
Nicholls St.11-814-15
McNeese St.9-1011-20
New Orleans8-1011-15
SE Louisiana7-1212-18
C. Arkansas5-138-21
Lamar3-154-26
Abilene Christian2-1211-20
Hou. Baptist2-166-25
 
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