LAKE CHARLES, La. -- Desharick Guidry scored 16 points to lead four McNeese State players in double figures in a 75-71 Southland Conference victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Thursday night.
The Cowboys (7-7, 1-3), who had lost their last four games, trailed 25-17 with 8:11 remaining in the first half. But a 3-pointer by Ledrick Eackles started them on a 22-10 run over the remainder of the half for a 39-35 lead.
McNeese State never trailed in the second half. The Islanders (1-12, 0-3) trimmed a 10-point lead to two, 52-50 with 11:07 left, but another 3-pointer by Eackles started the Cowboys on an 11-2 run.
Purdue coach Matt Painter says players haven't used the fifth-year graduate transfer rule for its true intent.
The dust has settled after players made their NBA draft decisions. Which college teams won? Which lost? Well, Villanova is pretty happy. USC, meanwhile, might not be as thrilled.
The 2017 recruiting class is short on point guards, with Trevon Duval leading only eight prospects from the ESPN 60 who are still available.
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