McNeese St. 67, Louisiana-Lafayette 61

EDS: McNeese St. 67, Louisiana-Lafayette 61.

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) -- Jarvis Bradley had 18 points as McNeese State beat Louisiana-Lafayette 67-61 Thursday night.

Kleon Penn had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Cowboys (5-3). John Ford added 10 points, and John Pichon eight points and nine rebounds.

McNeese led most of the first half, but a 6-0 run in the final two minutes of the first half gave the Ragin' Cajuns (1-6) a 36-34 halftime edge. The Cowboys outscored the Cajuns 6-1 in the first two minutes after intermission, and stayed ahead.

Louisiana-Lafayette trailed by two points with 4:43 left, but never scored again.

David Dees had 21 points and nine rebounds for ULL, and Randell Daigle had 11.

Free throw shooting kept ULL in the game. The Cajuns made 22 of 28 attempts to 12 of 18 for McNeese.