Scores

Final

LA-Lafayette 63

(4-7, 1-1 Sun Belt)

Houston 85

(8-2, 5-1 home)

8:00 PM ET, December 15, 2012

Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas

1 2 T
ULL 29 3463
HOU 45 4085

Top Performers

Louisiana-Lafayette: S. Long 20 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Houston: J. Young 27 Pts, 6 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

Houston 85, Louisiana-Lafayette 63

Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Joseph Young scored a career-high 27 points and Houston defeated Louisiana-Lafayette 85-63 Saturday night.

Danuel House added 22 points, also a career best, and TaShawn Thomas had 15 points and 13 rebounds for the Cougars (8-2), who have won three in a row. Houston was 14 for 28 from 3-point range with Young going 6 for 11 and House 4 for 5.

Thomas, Young and Brandon Morris also had six assists for Houston, which committed just nine turnovers.

Shawn Long led the Ragin Cajuns (4-7) with 20 points. Elfrid Payton scored 12 points for Louisiana-Lafayette. The Cajuns led in the first minute but Houston took the lead for good shortly after that. The Cougars made eight of their 3-pointers in the first half and led 45-29 at the half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ULL
HOU
Points 63 85
FG Made-Attempted 24-60 (.400) 32-67 (.478)
3P Made-Attempted 4-21 (.190) 14-28 (.500)
FT Made-Attempted 11-17 (.647) 7-11 (.636)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 22

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