LAKE CHARLES, La. -- Dontae Cannon scored 21 points on 8-of-12 shooting to lead McNeese State past Division III Louisiana College 72-54 Saturday night.
Louisiana College shot just 36.5 percent (19 for 52) from the floor and trailed at halftime 44-29.
Attempting to rally in the second half, the early deficit was too much to overcome for the Wildcats.
McNeese shot 52.6 percent (30 for 57) from the field to prevent Louisiana College from getting back into the game.
The Cowboys were sparked by their defense, scoring 22 points off of 21 turnovers by Louisiana College.
There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
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