LAKE CHARLES, La. -- Desharick Guidry scored a career-high 22 points as McNeese State snapped a three-game losing streak with a 93-62 victory over Division III Centenary Tuesday night.
McNeese State hit 8 of 16 3-point attempts. The Cowboys entered being outrebounded 41-30.5 for the season, but won that battle 45-35 on Tuesday.
The victors used scoring runs of 11-2 and 15-5 to build a 40-30 halftime lead. Guidry capped the first run with a dunk for two of his six points during the stretch.
The Cowboys scored the first five points in the second half and led by as many as 17.
Nicholls State has hired former Clemson assistant coach Richie Riley as their new men's basketball coach.
Ed Cooley and the Friars added one of the last remaining ESPN 100 prospects in Diallo.
Kory Holden, the No. 2 available transfer in ESPN's rankings after averaging 17.7 points last season for Delaware, is transferring to South Carolina.
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