The McNeese Cowboys were on a four game winning streak going into yesterday evenings game against Big 12 conference team Texas Tech.

The Cowboys went into Lubbock and shocked the Red Raiders by beating them 80-75 last night!

Ledrick Eackles sank three second half 3-point baskets, including two in a span of 21 seconds midway through the second half, to help spark McNeese to an 80-75 win over Texas Tech here Sunday evening marking the school's first-ever win over a Big 12 Conference team.

The win snapped an 0-9 record against current members of the Big 12 and was the first away from home for the Cowboys (6-3) this season as they won for the fifth straight time.

Source: McNeese Sports.com

The Cowboys Mens team will have a big test this weekend when they travel to take on the nationally ranked North Carolina Tar Heels Saturday morning.  The game will be televised on ESPNU.