Dillard vs McNeese State

McNeese St. 80, Dillard 43


LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Patrick Richard scored 23 points and Jeremie Mitchell 20 to lead McNeese State in an 80-43 rout of Dillard on Tuesday night.

The Cowboys (2-2) went on a 20-8 run after trailing 2-0. They were never threatened the rest of the way.

McNeese State dominated the Bleu Devils, outscoring them 42-14 in the paint, 21-2 on second-chance points and scoring 34 points off 25 turnovers.

The Cowboys led by as many as 39 points, 73-34, on Richard's layup with 2:48 to play.

Dillard of the NAIA was just 6 of 20 from the field in the first half (30 percent) to trail 38-15 at halftime. McNeese State then outscored the Bleu Devils by 34 points, 42-28, in the second half.

Nine of the 10 Cowboys who played scored.

Jamal Silas was the lone double-figure scorer for the Bleu Devils, who treated the game as an exhibition, with 17 points.

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Dillard Blue Devils
Z. Harmon, F403-60-09026
R. Johns, F240-10-01320
J. Kilson, G341-40-03202
L. Theard, G262-60-05225
L. Etah, G254-81-22019
J. Silas276-102-210417
C. Hill160-24-63014
R. Benjamin60-00-02200
B. Caulton20-10-01000
Totals 16-387-102791243
McNeese State Cowboys
P. Richard, F309-184-795023
W. Brown, F264-110-28118
R. Turner, F160-51-26021
J. Mitchell, G337-130-012120
D. Cannon, G294-71-13509
D. Richard183-40-05136
A. Fields151-50-00112
K. Hardy130-20-02200
C. McFerrin113-51-42007
T. Queen92-20-02004
Totals 33-727-164017880

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