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Southland Tournament - McNeese State vs Nicholls State Final: 62-59 - Recap

McNeese State got 23 points from Dontae Cannon en route to a 62-59 victory over Nicholls State on Wednesday at Merrell Center.

McNeese State was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1-point spread as an underdog.

McNeese State got 11 points from Kevin Hardy and another 9 points from Jeremie Mitchell. Craig McFerrin contributed 3 assists, while Kevin Hardy cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Nicholls State got a 21-point performance from Fred Hunter, who was supported by 14 points from T.J. Carpenter. Shane Rillieux had 5 assists in a losing cause for Nicholls State, while Fred Hunter grabbed 14 rebounds.

McNeese State hit the break trailing 33-28 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored McNeese State as they grabbed 39 boards, while Nicholls State only had 38.