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.
In anticipation to the upcoming basketball season, SEC Now takes a look at a few intriguing storylines around the conference.
According to transcripts of calls read in court on Tuesday, LSU coach Will Wade and Kansas assistant Kurtis Townsend were prepared to offer improper benefits to high-profile recruits and their families.
While Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari has said players should be able to skip college for the NBA, he told ESPN those going to the G League should be guaranteed eight semesters of college if they don't make it to the NBA.
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