Saturday both the McNeese Men's and Women's basketball team hosted the University of New Orleans and it was a successful outcome for both teams.
The men's squad won their second straight game 82-69 and remain undefeated at home. Kevin Hardy had a game high 23 points and LeDrick Eackles scored 22. This is the Cowboys first 2-0 Southland Conference start since the 2011 championship season.
"It feels good to be 2-0. that was our plan coming off a tough LSU game, just to come out with stronger confidence, and get to 2-0, and try to split on the road for next week." -Hardy
"We building our chemistry, and I think our chemistry right now is clicking at the right time, we are competing to win our conference, and I think we have a good chance at doing that with the talent that we have on this team." -Eackles
As for the Cowgirls, their 82-59 win over UNO improved to an 8-5 record on the season, 1-1 for Southland play. Sophomore Allison Baggett led all players with a game high 22 points, while junior Alaina Verdin had a career high 19 points on the win, and she says this victory really helped the teams overall spirit.