Louisiana Tech vs McNeese State

McNeese St. 80, Louisiana Tech 72

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RUSTON, La. (AP) - Desharick Guidry posted his fifth consecutive double-double as McNeese State topped Louisiana Tech 80-72 for its fourth straight victory Wednesday night in a nonconference game.

Guidry had 18 points and 11 rebounds, becoming the first Cowboy since Fred Chaffould in 1981-82 to post five straight double-doubles. The school record is eight, set by David Lawrence in 1978-79.

Guidry also had six assists, and was one of five Cowboys (5-3) to score in double figures, with Dontae Cannon (15 points), Craig McFerrin (14), Kevin Hardy (12) and Jeremie Mitchell (11) following suit.

J.L. Lewis paced the Bulldogs (8-3) with 14 points.

McNeese State led 65-64 when Mitchell hit two free throws to spark an 8-2, cushion-creating run. Louisiana Tech pulled within 73-70 on Cordarius Johnson's jumper with 1:04 left, but then Cannon hit four straight free throws and Mitchell added another to ensure the victory.

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Scoreboard
Louisiana Tech (8-3)373572
McNeese State (5-3) «364480

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Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
M. Kyser, F225-80-0131210
K. Smith, G315-130-133211
C. Johnson, G303-73-45129
R. Appleby, G292-100-01324
B. Gibson, G233-91-34228
J. Lewis185-104-541114
C. Anderson162-20-05214
K. McNeail122-50-00006
J. Johnson103-50-02126
A. Hamilton90-10-00200
Totals 30-708-1338161472
 42.9%61.5% 
McNeese State Cowboys
D. Guidry, F398-162-2116218
A. Lewis, F50-00-00000
D. Cannon, G374-125-715215
K. Hardy, G286-70-082212
J. Mitchell, G283-75-642011
C. McFerrin327-110-270314
A. Fields203-51-12107
L. Eackles71-30-01123
P. Kpan30-00-00000
J. Wells10-00-00010
Totals 32-6113-1835171280
 52.5%72.2% 
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Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339

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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
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