Scores

Final

Robert Morris 66

(8-4, 3-3 away)

LA-Lafayette 61

(4-8, 1-1 Sun Belt)

8:00 PM ET, December 18, 2012

Cajun Dome, Lafayette, Louisiana

1 2 T
RMU 40 2666
ULL 34 2761

Top Performers

Robert Morris: K. Anderson 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Louisiana-Lafayette: B. Mbamalu 21 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast

Robert Morris 66, Louisiana-Lafayette 61

Associated Press

LAFAYETTE, La. -- Karvel Anderson, Coron Williams and Velton Jones combined to hit 11 of Robert Morris' 13 3-pointers as the Colonials defeated Louisiana-Lafayette 66-61 Tuesday night.

Anderson finished with 17 points, Williams had 16, and Jones added 11 for Robert Morris (8-4), which hit 13 of 27 attempts from 3-point range.

There were seven lead changes and four ties over the first 6 minutes of the first half before Jones broke open a 16-all game with a 3-pointer. The Colonials led by at least two the rest of the half and took a 40-34 lead into intermission.

Louisiana-Lafayette (4-8) rallied to take a 52-47 lead in the second half but Williams, Anderson, and Russell Johnson hit consecutive 3-pointers to put Robert Morris up for good, 56-52, with 8:02 left to play.

Mbamalu Bryant led Louisiana-Lafayette with 21, Elfrid Payton had 19 but the Ragin' Cajuns hit just 8 of 17 free throws.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
RMU
ULL
Points 66 61
FG Made-Attempted 24-58 (.414) 25-55 (.455)
3P Made-Attempted 13-27 (.481) 3-19 (.158)
FT Made-Attempted 5-9 (.556) 8-17 (.471)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 7 5

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