Scores

Final

LA-Lafayette 72

(12-6, 3-2 Sun Belt)

Troy 59

(7-11, 2-4 Sun Belt)

    8:40 PM ET, January 18, 2014

    Trojan Arena, Troy, Alabama

    1 2 T
    ULL 34 3872
    TROY 25 3459

    Top Performers

    UL Lafayette: E. Payton 14 Pts, 6 Reb, 8 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Troy: K. Thomas 13 Pts, 13 Reb, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Louisiana-Lafayette defeats Troy 72-59

    Associated Press

    TROY, Ala. -- Shawn Long scored 18 points and had seven rebounds as Louisiana-Lafayette defeated Troy 72-59 on Saturday night.

    Elfrid Payton had 14 points with eight assists and six rebounds for the Ragin' Cajuns (12-6, 3-2 Sun Belt). Xavian Rimmer chipped in with 13 points. The team hit 54.2 percent from the field overall and hit 82.4 percent (14 of 17) from the line.

    Louisiana-Lafayette trailed early in the first before coming back to lead 34-25 at the break.

    The Trojans (7-11, 2-4) kept pace in the second period and came within one, 59-58, with 6 minutes left to play. But Long and Payton combined shots from inside the paint, from distance, and from the line in a 13-1 run to finish for the win.

    Kevin Thomas led the Trojans with 13 points and 13 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ULL
    TROY
    Points 72 59
    FG Made-Attempted 26-48 (.542) 23-56 (.411)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-15 (.400) 5-17 (.294)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-17 (.824) 8-18 (.444)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 14 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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