Scores

Final

McNeese State 81

(7-7, 2-1 Southland)

Lamar 87

(10-4, 2-1 Southland)

    8:00 PM ET, January 12, 2005

    Montagne Center, Beaumont, Texas

    1 2 T
    MCNS 39 4281
    LAM 37 5087

    Top Performers

    McNeese State: E. Garriet 19 Pts, 1 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Stl

    Lamar: A. Daniels 30 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Lamar 87, McNeese State 81

    BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) -- Josh Goodwin's only basket of the game propelled Lamar to an 87-81 win over McNeese State on Wednesday night.

    Goodwin's jumper in the lane with 3:05 to play gave the Cardinals a 75-74 lead in the back-and-forth game. The shot turned out to be the game-winner.

    The game featured 13 lead changes and 11 ties.

    Alan Daniels led Lamar (10-4, 2-1 Southland) with 30 points and eight rebounds. Daniels was 10-of-13 from the field and 9-of-12 from the free-throw line. Teddy Davis added 19 points, 11 on free throws. Nashid Beard scored a career-high 16 points.

    Edward Garriet scored 19 points to lead McNeese State (7-7, 2-1). J.T. Williams added 18.

    Lamar, which trailed 39-37 at halftime, shot 55 percent from the field for the game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MCNS
    LAM
    Points 81 87
    FG Made-Attempted 30-66 (.455) 27-49 (.551)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-26 (.346) 2-12 (.167)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-17 (.706) 31-42 (.738)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 31 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 6

    2004-05 Season

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