Lamar plays McNeese following Calmese’s 27-point outing

Lamar Cardinals (3-2) at McNeese Cowboys (1-3)

Sunday, 2:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Lamar visits the McNeese Cowboys after Nate Calmese scored 27 points in Lamar’s 98-91 overtime loss to the Western Carolina Catamounts.

McNeese went 6-5 at home and 4-10 in Southland action during the 2021-22 season. The Cowboys allowed opponents to score 77.4 points per game and shoot 44.8% from the field last season.

Lamar finished 0-16 in Southland action and 2-27 overall during the 2021-22 season. The Cardinals allowed opponents to score 73.0 points per game and shoot 44.5% from the field last season.

The matchup Sunday is the first meeting this season for the two teams in conference play.

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