The McNeese Cowboys basketball team headed up to Dallas last night to take on SMU. Little did they know they would be watched by a former president.

George W. Bush, along with his wife Laura, were attending the game and sitting on the front row right next to the court.

Our good buddy and Sports information Director of McNeese State snapped a couple of pictures of President Bush enjoying the game.

President Bush at McNeese Basketball Game (Photo by Matt Bonnette)

Sadly, the Pokes lost the game to SMU falling 91-59. The Cowboys are 2-4 on the season. Next up for the team, they head to Durham North Carolina to take on North Carolina Central tomorrow at 3:00pm.