ABILENE, Texas -- Tevin Foster scored seven of his 17 points in the final 2 1/2 minutes, Jaren Lewis finished with 15 points and Abilene Christian closed the game on a 15-2 run to beat McNeese State 79-74 on Wednesday night.
James Harvey's 3-pointer gave McNeese (5-8, 2-1) a 10-point lead with 5:25 to play, but the Cowboys made just 1 of 6 from the field and committed four turnovers from there as ACU scored 15 of the final 17 points. Isaiah Tripp and Foster each hit a 3-pointer and Franklin made a layup during an 11-2 spurt that trimmed the deficit to 72-71 with 1:53 remaining. McNeese's Kalob Ledoux hit a jumper 31 seconds later, but Lewis and Franklin each made layups to give the Wildcats a 75-74 lead and Foster added four free throws to seal it.
Harvey and Jarren Greenwood had 16 points apiece, and Ledoux scored 15 for McNeese.
Former Evansville coach Marty Simmons has joined the Clemson staff.
Michigan coach John Beilein has agreed to a contract extension with the Wolverines through the 2022-23 season. The deal automatically extends an additional year and repeats each year until Beilein or the school decides not to renew.
Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford expects an eventual new national rule requiring colleges to list all inactive or ineligible college players for game day following the recent Supreme Court ruling.
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