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
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.