NATCHITOCHES, La. -- Kalob Ledoux had a career-best 34 points as McNeese rolled over Northwestern State 75-62 to even its Southland Conference record on Saturday afternoon.
Ledoux drained seven 3-pointers on eight attempts. Quatarrius Wilson had 13 points to go with his 15 rebounds for his eighth double double of the season and Jarren Greenwood added 11 points while dishing out five assists for McNeese (8-12, 5-5).
The Cowboys nailed 10 of 20 from long range, while Northwestern State was just 1 of 11 from deep.
McNeese, which led throughout except for a few minutes in the first half, was ahead 35-25 at the break. Northwestern State closed to 63-58 with 5:48 left. Ledoux answered with a jumper as the Cowboys finished on a 12-4 run.
Ishmael Lane was 6 of 10 from the floor for 14 points with three blocks for Northwestern State (3-19, 0-11).
Point guard D.J. Carton, ranked No. 28 in the ESPN 100, has committed to Ohio State, choosing the Buckeyes over Big Ten rivals Michigan and Indiana.
Len Chappell, who led Wake Forest to its only Final Four trip in 1962 and was an NBA All-Star with the Knicks, has died at 77.
Former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight, who was found dead on a Phoenix roadway early Sunday, was arrested in June and charged with six felonies, including two counts of molestation of a child.
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