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McKnight gives N. Carolina Central 67-66 win over McNeese

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Larry McKnight Jr. sank two free throws in the final seconds to give North Carolina Central a 67-66 edge over McNeese on Saturday.

The Eagles (4-5) trailed 66-65 after McNeese's James Harvey sank a jumper with :19 to play. Following a timeout, McKnight was fouled by Harvey and went to the line for two, making both for the lead with :08 left.

Raasean Davis led the Eagles with 21 points and a season-high 17 rebounds. McKnight finished with 20 points and four rebounds and Reggie Gardner Jr. had 17 points.

North Carolina Central was up 22-21 at the break but fell behind early in the second half and a pair of Harvey 3-pointers had them trailing 47-36 with 10:05 to play. The Eagles clawed back to take a 65-64 lead on a Davis tip shot with :46 remaining.

Shamarkus Kennedy led the Cowboys (2-5) with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Harvey finished with 19 points.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo McNeese St. 2-5 214566
home team logo NC Central 4-5 224567
Team Stats
away team logo McNeese St. 2-5 70.8 PPG 37.7 RPG 14.1 APG
home team logo NC Central 4-5 72.7 PPG 40.5 RPG 15.5 APG
Key Players
22
R. Brown 14.5 PPG 9.5 RPG 1.5 APG 53.2 FG%
32
R. Davis 15.0 PPG 9.1 RPG 0.4 APG 65.4 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB