NCAA Basketball

McNeese beats Nicholls State in Southland Conference tourney

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) Christian Shumate and Zach Scott each scored 22 points and McNeese beat Nicholls State 77-71 on Monday night in the Southland Conference Tournament.

Shumate added 14 rebounds for the Cowboys (11-22). Donovan Oday was 3 of 4 shooting and 5 of 6 from the free throw line to finish with 12 points.

Latrell Jones led the Colonels (16-15) in scoring, finishing with 25 points. Nicholls State also got 22 points from Caleb Huffman. In addition, Marek Nelson finished with nine points and three steals.


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Updated March 6, 2023

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