Brown added 15 rebounds for his 10th double-double of the season and made 12 of 15 free throws for the Cowboys (7-13, 3-4 Southland Conference).
The Cowboys trailed much of the second half before Brown made a pair of free throws to tie it at 67 with 3:58 remaining and McNeese closed with a 16-7 run. McNeese made 5 of 6 free throws in the final minute to go up 79-70 before Ty Dalton hit a closing 3-pointer for the Huskies.
Five players fouled out, four of them from McNeese. Five players finished with four fouls, four of them from Houston Baptist. The Cowboys were 25 of 32 from the free-throw line and the Huskies hit 24 of 34 free throws.
College Basketball Power Rankings: Baylor's impressive week bumps Zags from top spot
Gonzaga didn't drop a game, but did drop to No. 2 this week, thanks to a pair of remarkable road wins by the Baylor Bears.
Diggins, Ottey help UIC upset Wright State 76-72
Michael Diggins scored 20 points and Marcus Ottey made two free throws with 11 seconds left to help Illinois-Chicago hold off Wright State 76-72 on Sunday.
New Mexico's Carlton Bragg Jr. arrested on DWI, pot possession charges
Carlton Bragg Jr.'s arrest Sunday comes nine days after he was reinstated by New Mexico following a three-game suspension while university officials investigated sexual misconduct allegations against him by another student.
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|Sam Houston State||6-2||0.5||13-6|