McNeese St. 65, Sacramento St. 63

Jeremie Mitchell hit a 3-pointer with 10 seconds left in

overtime to give McNeese State a 65-63 victory over Sacramento

State on Sunday.

The Cowboys (7-4) were playing their second straight overtime

game after a 78-66 loss to LSU.

McNeese State led most of the extra period until Sultan

Toles-Bey scored on a layup with 1:39 left for a 61-60 Hornets

lead. The Cowboys’ C.J. Collins and Sacramento State’s Jackson

Carbajal each made two free throws before Mitchell’s


The Hornets (3-7), who are 0-5 on the road, led 21-9 before

McNeese State got within two. Sacramento State rebuilt a 32-21 lead

by halftime.

In the second half, McNeese State tied the score four times,

finally pulling ahead 56-54 with 1:03 left. John Dixon’s jumper

with 36 seconds left forced overtime.

Stephan Martin paced the Cowboys with 15 points and Carbajal led

the Hornets with 17.