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McNeese State defeats Oral Roberts 79-68
Saturday, Feb 1, 2014

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP)—Craig McFerrin and Ledrick Eackles combined for 45 points and 24 rebounds to lead McNeese State to a 79-68 victory over Oral Roberts Saturday.

McFerrin had 23 points, making 9 of 13 field goal attempts, and 13 rebounds, while Eackles had 22 points, hitting 11 of 14 free throws, and 11 rebounds. Kevin Hardy added 10 points for McNeese State (7-14, 5-4 Southland Conference).

Oral Roberts (10-12, 4-5) led throughout most of the first half and held a 37-33 halftime advantage. The Cowboys had an 11-2 run to lead 44-39 with 14:44 remaining. The Golden Eagles came back to tie the score at 44 following a layup by Jorden Kaufman. The Cowboys then pushed their lead to 62-51 with 6:00 remaining. ORU never threatened again.

Korey Billbury led ORU with 20 points and Shawn Glover had 13.

McNeese State won the rebound battle 48 to 24.

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 Oral Roberts
Korey Billbury Korey Billbury
7-16,  20 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists
 McNeese St.
Craig McFerrin Craig McFerrin
9-13,  23 Pts
13 Rebs, 0 Assists

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