McNeese St. 65, Louisiana College 45

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) -- Jarvis Bradley scored a game-high 17 points and Kleon Penn added 16 in a 65-45 win over Louisiana College on Friday.

The Cowboys (1-2) scored 15 of the game's first 17 points to hold a 15-2 lead at the 12:45 mark. Paced by strong three-point shooting, Louisiana College (0-1) rallied to cut the lead to 24-20 with 5:12 to go in the first half.

McNeese then went on an 8-2 run to close out the half with a 32-22 lead.

In the second half, McNeese pulled away and was up by 33 points at the 7:45 mark, going on to win by 20.

The Cowboys held a 48-22 edge in rebounding, with Bradley and P.J. Alawoya leading the way with seven each and Penn getting six.

Louisiana College did not have a double-figure scorer. Daniel Greenhouse scored nine to lead the team while Dustin Cole had eight and Jeremy Hollier seven.