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LAKE CHARLES, La. - Lamar University needed a win at McNeese State on Saturday to earn a berth into the 2011 State Farm Southland Conference Basketball Tournament, but the Cardinals came up short in a 92-74 loss to the Cowboys at Burton Coliseum.

The Cardinals finish the 2010-11 season with a 13-17 overall record and 7-9 SLC mark. McNeese State earned at least a share of the conference title, and locked up the No. 1 seed into the tournament, with a 19-10 overall record and an 11-5 SLC record.

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LAKE CHARLES, La. - The Lamar University women's basketball team saw its dreams of the No. 1 seed in the upcoming State Farm Southland Conference Tournament come to an end with a 70-69 loss to host McNeese State on Saturday afternoon.

McNeese State (23-6 overall, 15-1 SLC) scored the final seven points of the game to get the win and the No. 1 seed in the tournament. Lamar (24-6, 13-3), which saw its eight-game winning streak come to an end, will be the No. 2 seed in the tourney, which gets under way Tuesday in Katy, Texas.

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Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 194-608 (.319)
Best Bets: 24-60 (.400)
Longshots: 31-86 (.360)
Top 3 picks in the $: .522

Morning Line (track odds)
Winners: 183-608 (.300)
Best Bets: 70-153 (.457)
Longshots: 22-71 (.309)
Top 3 picks in the $: .501

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Don Stevens (Delta track announcer)
Winners: 188-598 (.314)
Best Bets: 24-59 (.406)
Longshots: 31-85 (.364)
Top 3 picks in the $: .522

Morning Line (track odds)
Winners: 177-598 (.295)
Best Bets: 68-151 (.450)
Longshots: 22-71 (.309)
Top 3 picks in the $: .501

Chad Cooper (Sports Editor)
Winners: 172-598 (.287)
Best Bets: 7-26 (.269)
Longshots: 14-41 (.341)
Top 3 picks in the $: .512

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Texas Rage in the Cage Amateur Association presents Cage Rage 11 on Saturday, March 5, at Ford Arena. Tickets are still available for $45 and $27, and doors will open at 7 p.m.

Ten amateur fights are scheduled including the main event with Jordan Morgan of Beaumont fighting Josh Quayhagen of Lake Charles for the 155-pound TRCAA title.The IXFA, based in Houston, will hold a night of professional MMA fights on Saturday, April 23, at Nutty Jerry’s Entertainment Complex in Winnie. Tickets are $125, $100, $55, $45, $25 and $10.

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