LAKE CHARLES, La. -- Quatarrius Wilson had a career-best 16 points and 13 rebounds as McNeese thumped NAIA member Texas College 84-68 on Tuesday night to halt a four-game losing streak.
McNeese (3-7) made just one more field goal and two more from distance than Texas College. The Cowboys dropped in 23 of 28 from the free throw line while Texas College was just 11 of 19. McNeese also won the rebound battle 54-39.
The Cowboys rolled out to a 44-29 halftime advantage and cruised to the win in the second half, winning that one 40-39.
Patrick Petty led the Steers with 20 points, six rebounds and four steals. James Martin added 17 points with 10 rebounds for Texas College.
Kevin Ollie is accusing UConn of violating his constitutional rights by firing him for cause, thereby avoiding the eight-figure payout that a termination without cause would have demanded.
Former Louisville recruit Brian Bowen will declare for the NBA draft in case the NCAA does not allow him to play at South Carolina.
Kentucky's Wenyen Gabriel, who averaged 6.8 points and 5.4 rebounds during his sophomore season, has declared for the NBA draft.
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