Scores

Final

Arkansas State 67

(14-9, 7-5 Sun Belt)

LA-Lafayette 85

(17-9, 8-5 Sun Belt)

    8:15 PM ET, February 15, 2014

    Cajun Dome, Lafayette, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    ARST 32 3567
    ULL 32 5385

    Top Performers

    Arkansas St: K. Washington 19 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Stl

    UL Lafayette: E. Payton 22 Pts, 6 Reb, 7 Ast, 6 Stl

    Louisiana-Lafayette ends Arkansas St. streak 85-67

    Associated Press

    LAFAYETTE, La. -- Elfrid Payton scored 22 points and Bryant Mbamalu 19 as Louisiana-Lafayette took control after halftime for an 85-67 come-from-behind victory over Arkansas State on Saturday night.

    Mbamalu scored seven points -- on two layups and a 3-pointer -- in a 15-0 run that vaulted Louisiana-Lafayette (17-9, 8-5 Sun Belt) into the lead in the final 17 minutes. Arkansas State went dry for nearly 4 minutes and didn't get closer than eight afterward.

    Arkansas State (14-9, 7-5) led by as many as 11 twice, and saw a four-game win streak end. The win gives Lafayette sole possession of third place in conference.

    The Ragin' Cajuns Shawn Long scored 16 points with 11 rebounds. His layup with 15 seconds left boosted him to 1,001 career points, the fifth sophomore to reach that plateau. Lafayette owned a 40-23 rebounding edge.

    Kendrick Washington and Melvin Johnson III scored 19 each for the Red Wolves.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ARST
    ULL
    Points 67 85
    FG Made-Attempted 21-51 (.412) 31-59 (.525)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-19 (.316) 7-16 (.438)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-28 (.679) 16-24 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 22 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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