The McNeese Cowboys chalked up their fourth straight win as they beat Nicholls in Thibodaux 37-7.  They handed Nicholls their 22nd consecutive straight loss.  It was also the seventh straight game McNeese has beaten Nicholls.  With that being said the Pokes moved up in the polls.

The Cowboys also moved up in both polls this week after posting a 4-0 mark so far this season.  Last week, the pokes were sitting at #15 in the FCS Coaches Poll but this week they have moved up to #13.  The Cowboys also moved up from #23 to #22 in the STATS FCS poll.

FCS Coaches’ Top 25 Poll
1. Coastal Carolina
2. North Dakota State
3. Jacksonville State
4. Illinois State
5. James Madison
6. Chattanooga
7. Youngstown State
8. Eastern Washington
9. South Dakota State
10. Northern Iowa
11. Montana
12. Fordham
13. McNeese
14. Sam Houston State
15. Liberty
16. Villanova
17. Southeastern Louisiana
18. Richmond
19. Montana State
20. Eastern Kentucky
21. Indiana State
22. New Hampshire
23. Portland State
24. Harvard
25. North Dakota

STATs Top 25 Poll
1. Jacksonville State
2. Coastal Carolina
3. North Dakota State
4. Illinois State
5. James Madison
6. Chattanooga
7. Eastern Washington
8. South Dakota State
9. Youngstown State
10. Northern Iowa
11. Sam Houston State
12. Montana
13. Fordham
14. Villanova
15. Liberty
16. Richmond
17. Eastern Kentucky
18. Montana State
19. Indiana State
20. Southeastern Louisiana
21. New Hampshire
22. McNeese
23. North Dakota
24. Harvard
25. Portland State

Source: Matt Bonnette MSU

The Cowboys will return back to Lake Charles this Saturday when they take on Southland conference for Southeastern Louisiana. The game will kickoff at 6:00 p.m. in Cowboys stadium.