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NCAA Game Summary - McNeese State vs. Oral Roberts



(Wednesday, March 12th)

Final Score: Oral Roberts 66, McNeese State 62

Katy, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Korey Billbury logged a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds as the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles defeated the McNeese State Cowboys 66-62 in the first round of the Southland Conference Tournament at the Leonard E. Merrell Center.

Shawn Glover scored 17 points and Brandon Conley added 11 for the sixth-seeded Golden Eagles (17-15). They will face third-seed Sam Houston State in the next round.

Ledrick Eackles finished with 28 points on 6-of-21 shooting for the seventh- seeded Cowboys (11-20).

Oral Roberts shot 36.7 percent from the field, including 3-of-12 from beyond the arc, in the opening frame as it led 28-24 at the half. McNeese State struggled and made just 22.6 percent of its field goal tries.

The Golden Eagles played better in the second half as they connected on 48.1 percent from the floor. OThe Cowboys cut their deficit down to three in the second half, but never led, shooting 33.3 percent over the final 20 minutes.

Oral Roberts converted on 42.1 percent of its shots from the field in the win, and McNeese State did much worse making just 28.1 percent.

03/13 00:26:27 ET

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Final
DUR 5
ROC 6
 
7:05pm Tonight
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ROC
 
Final
MIN 3
CLE 1
Final
MIL 5
CIN 1
Final
CWS 1
KAN 2
Final
COL 6
WAS 4
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ARI 5
DET 11
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SEA 2
NYM 3
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PIT 6
LOS 1
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PHI 1
SFG 3
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NYY 2
TEX 1
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TOR 6
BOS 4
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ATL 6
MIA 1
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STL 0
TAM 3
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CHC 3
SDP 8
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ANA 3
BAL 2
Final
OAK 9
HOU 7
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BOS
 
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PHI
SFG
 
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NYY
TEX
 
3:35pm Today
OAK
HOU
 
7:10pm Tonight
ATL
MIA
 
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
SDP
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN
CWS
 
8:10pm Tonight
KAN
CLE
 
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MIL
NYM
 
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
DET
 
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Final
DUR 5
ROC 6
 
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