Scores

Final OT

Abilene Christian 91

(11-19, 2-11 Southland)

McNeese State 95

(10-18, 8-8 Southland)

    4:20 PM ET, March 1, 2014

    Burton Coliseum, Lake Charles, Louisiana

    1 2 OT T
    ACU 36 44 1191
    MCNS 36 44 1595

    Top Performers

    Abilene Christian: P. Wentz 24 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    McNeese State: L. Eackles 35 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    McNeese State beats Abilene Christian 95-91 in OT

    Associated Press

    LAKE CHARLES, La. -- Craig McFerrin and Keelan Garrett combined for 11 points in overtime as McNeese State thwarted Abilene Christian's upset bid, winning 95-91 Saturday.

    ACU, which has now lost 14 away games, led throughout the second half until Kevin Hardy made two free throws to tie the score at 80 with 16 seconds remaining.

    ACU had a chance to seal the victory, but missed three consecutive free throws in the final 50 seconds of regulation.

    McFerrin, who finished with 18 points, made four straight free throws to start the extra period for an 84-80 lead as the Cowboys (10-18, 8-8 Southland Conference) went on to take the win.

    Ledrick Eackles, who finished with a career-high 35 points for McNeese State, fouled out with 50 seconds remaining in regulation. Parker Wentz, who led ACU with 24 points, fouled out with 1:51 left in overtime.

    Julian Edmondson had 24 points for ACU (11-19, 2-11).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ACU
    MCNS
    Points 91 95
    FG Made-Attempted 30-54 (.556) 29-63 (.460)
    3P Made-Attempted 11-22 (.500) 9-23 (.391)
    FT Made-Attempted 20-23 (.870) 28-37 (.757)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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