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Southland Conference Tournament - Oral Roberts Downs McNeese State 66-62 - Match Report

Southland Conference Tournament - Oral Roberts Downs McNeese State 66-62 - Match Report

Oral Roberts grabbed a 66-62 win over McNeese State on Wednesday, behind an 18-point effort from Korey Billbury at Leonard E. Merrell Center.

Oral Roberts won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 8-point spread.

Oral Roberts got 17 points from Shawn Glover and another 11 points from Brandon Conley. Bobby Word contributed 4 assists, while Korey Billbury cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

McNeese State got a 28-point performance from Ledrick Eackles, who was supported by 8 points from Kevin Hardy. Kevin Hardy had 7 assists in a losing cause for McNeese State, while Desharick Guidry grabbed 9 rebounds.

Oral Roberts hit the break leading 28-24 before taking care of business in the second half.

McNeese State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-42.