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).
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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