Scores

Final

LA-Lafayette 69

(12-9, 3-5 Sun Belt)

AR-Little Rock 80

(11-10, 6-3 Sun Belt)

    8:00 PM ET, January 30, 2014

    Jack Stephens Center, Little Rock, Arkansas

    1 2 T
    ULL 39 3069
    UALR 39 4180

    Top Performers

    Louisiana-Lafayette: E. Payton 20 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Arkansas-Little Rock: W. Neighbour 24 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Neighbour, UALR defeat Louisiana-Lafayette 80-69

    Associated Press

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Will Neighbour had 24 points on 7-of-9 shooting and hauled in 12 rebounds to help push Arkansas-Little Rock past Louisiana-Lafayette 80-69 Thursday night.

    The Trojans (11-10, 6-3 Sun Belt Conference) shot 47.2 percent from the field, with Josh Haggins scoring 12 points and Ben Dillard adding 11. Neighbour was 9 of 11 from the foul line.

    Louisiana-Lafayette (12-9, 3-5) was held to 37.7 percent shooting, including a 4-of-20 performance from beyond the arc. Elfrid Payton led the Ragin' Cajuns with 20 points and J.J. Davenport had 14 with 11 boards.

    The Ragin' Cajuns jumped out to an early 14-3 lead on the strength of three Xavian Rimmer 3-pointers, but UALR surged back as a Mareik Isom 3-pointer knotted the score at 39 at halftime.

    Holding a 64-63 lead with 6:59 remaining, Neighbour made a layup and Kemy Osse converted a three-point play, igniting a 16-6 run to close the game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ULL
    UALR
    Points 69 80
    FG Made-Attempted 20-53 (.377) 25-53 (.472)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-20 (.200) 3-13 (.231)
    FT Made-Attempted 25-31 (.806) 27-35 (.771)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 21 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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