NCAA Basketball

McNeese State Cowboys (9-20)


Mon. 2/22 Sat. 2/27 Mon. 2/29 Sat. 3/5 Wed. 3/9
vs. CenArk 
L 82-88
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vs. Nich 
W 71-69
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@ Lamar 
W 77-74
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@ CenArk 
W 85-77
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vs. Nich 
L 90-94
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Nicholls State outlasts McNeese State in 2OT 94-90

KATY, Texas (AP) T.J. Carpenter scored 22 points and seventh-seeded Nicholls State outlasted No. 6 seed McNeese State 94-90 in double-overtime in a Southland Conference first round matchup on Wednesday night.

The Colonels (11-22) will face third-seeded Sam Houston State (17-14) on Thursday in the second round.

Nicholls State's Ja'Dante' Frye dunked with 1:08 left in the second overtime to break a tie at 90, then Quinton Thomas' one-handed push shot in the lane made it a four-point game with 19 seconds left.

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Leaders
Points: J. Burr15.4
Rebounds: C. McFerrin7.9
Assists: J. Burr3.6
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: J. Burr76.8%
3P%: J. Harvey33.3%
Steals: J. Burr1.5
Blocks: A. Lewis1.3
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas33-5
2 Michigan State29-6
3 North Carolina33-7
4 Virginia29-8
5 Oregon31-7
6 Villanova35-5
7 Oklahoma29-8
8 West Virginia26-9
9 Xavier28-6
10 Miami (FL)27-8
10 Kentucky27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova35-5
2 North Carolina33-7
3 Kansas33-5
4 Oklahoma29-8
5 Virginia29-8
6 Oregon31-7
7 Michigan State29-6
8 Miami (FL)27-8
9 Indiana27-8
10 Syracuse23-14
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Southland Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Stephen F. Austin 18-0 28-6
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 15-3 25-8
Incarnate Word 12-6 17-12
Sam Houston State 12-6 18-16
Houston Baptist 10-8 17-17
Southeastern Louisiana 9-9 12-21
Abilene Christian 8-10 13-18
McNeese State 7-11 9-20
New Orleans 6-12 10-20
Nicholls 6-12 11-23
Central Arkansas 6-12 7-21
Northwestern State 5-13 8-20
Lamar 3-15 11-19
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 71.8 (208)
Rebounds: 11.1 (149)
Assists: 11.4 (302)
FG%: 41.1% (300)
FT%: 70.0% (164)
3P%: 33.2% (249)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 79.3 (325)
Rebounds: 25.0 (189)
Assists: 15.6 (328)
FG%: 46.1% (313)
FT%: 68.1% (80)
3P%: 37.4% (320)
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