McNeese breaks four game losing streak against Eastern Illinois

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Published: Nov. 5, 2022 at 11:37 PM CDT|Updated: Nov. 6, 2022 at 2:08 PM CST
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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - The McNeese Cowboys hosted the Eastern Illinois Panthers for an out of conference game Saturday night.

Starting things off, the Cowboys got on the board first with a 39-yard field goal by Garrison Smith, bringing the score to 3-0 Cowboys.

On their next possession, the Cowboys were driving for the end zone again. Ryan Roberts handed the ball off to Deonta McMahon to get the first down and then some.

On the next play, Ryan Roberts passed to Deota McMahon who then passed to Jon McCall for the Cowboys’ first touchdown of the night, making the score 10-0 Cowboys.

At halftime, the Cowboys had a 19-7 lead and the final score was 29-17.

The Cowboys go on the road to face the Houston Baptist Huskies next week.