Team preview: McNeese State

Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2009-10 season, exclusively on Insider

Updated: October 13, 2009, 10:29 AM ET
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(Information in this team report is as of Oct. 1.)

COACH AND PROGRAM

Heading into conference play last season, McNeese State was the team nobody wanted to play. The Cowboys fought through close losses on the road against Texas A&M (57-52), LSU (62-59) and TCU (68-64) to go along with a two-game sweep against Sun Belt foe Louisiana-Monroe.