LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Sha'markus Kennedy had 12 points and 16 rebounds and McNeese State dominated the second half in a 72-56 victory over Incarnate Word on Wednesday night.
A.J. Lawson added 19 points for McNeese State (8-9, 3-3 Southland Conference). Dru Kuxhausen added 15 points. Myles Hutchinson had six assists for the Cowboys.
McNeese shot 64% in the second half. The Cowboys led 33-31 at halftime and an early 11-2 run in the second half helped put the game away.
Drew Lutz had 15 points for the Cardinals (4-12, 1-4). Vincent Miszkiewicz added 14 points and 13 rebounds. Keaston Willis, Incarnate Word's leading scorer, did not score and missed all six of his 3-point tries.
McNeese State plays at New Orleans on the road on Saturday. Incarnate Word plays at Stephen F. Austin on Saturday.
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