LAKE CHARLES, La. -- Jahmel Myers came off the bench to tally 13 points to lift New Orleans to a 60-51 win over McNeese State on Saturday.
After falling behind 33-24 at the half, New Orleans outscored McNeese State 36-18 in the second half to earn the victory. The Cowboys' 18 second-half points marked a season low for the team.
Shamarkus Kennedy had 14 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks for the Cowboys (8-19, 4-10).
James Harvey, the Cowboys' second leading scorer coming into the matchup at 12 points per game, was held to only 6 points (2 of 12).
The Privateers improve to 2-0 against the Cowboys on the season. New Orleans defeated McNeese State 79-66 on Jan. 12. New Orleans matches up against Sam Houston State at home on Wednesday. McNeese State matches up against Nicholls State on the road on Wednesday.
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