BEAUMONT, Texas -- James Tabary found Tavarious Battiste for a 46-yard touchdown pass early in the second quarter and Gunnar Raborn kicked a pair of field goals and McNeese knocked off Lamar, 13-3 on Saturday night.
The victory gives the Cowboys nine wins, with hopes of earning an at-large berth in the FCS playoffs for a Southland Conference record 17th time. McNeese ends the regular season on a three-game win streak with wins in nine of their last 10 games. The tournament field will be announced Sunday morning.
Tabary completed 16 of 37 passes for 206 yards, with two interceptions.
Cowboys' tight end Lawayne Ross caught five passes to give him 42 through 11 games and is just two shy of the school record 44 by a tight end set by Chris Fontenot in a 15-game season, including playoffs.
Blake McKenzie completed 23 of 44 passes for 195 yards for Lamar (2-9, 1-8).
Ohio State's impressive win over TCU placed the Buckeyes in both of our experts' playoff projections. See how their bowl lineups look after Week 3.
LSU is up to No. 6 in the latest AP poll after starting the season at No. 25. The Tigers knocked off Auburn on the road with a last-second field goal. Wisconsin fell out of the top 10 after a loss to unranked BYU.
Suspended LSU wide receiver Drake Davis has been arrested on battery charges for the second time when police interviewed a woman Saturday who said Davis attacked her on Aug. 26 and saw she had a swollen eye.
Urban Meyer details what he knew about his wife's conversations with Courtney Smith regarding Smith's allegations of abuse against her ex-husband.
Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer shares his thoughts on domestic violence and the reason he was suspended by the school.
Coach Urban Meyer told ESPN that he made a "bad decision" in choosing to bring Zach Smith to Ohio State and that he associates Courtney Smith with an "extremely difficult situation."
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