Scores

Final

Troy 63

(9-16, 4-9 Sun Belt)

LA-Lafayette 78

(18-9, 9-5 Sun Belt)

    8:05 PM ET, February 20, 2014

    Cajun Dome, Lafayette, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    TROY 22 4163
    ULL 31 4778

    Top Performers

    Troy: A. Myers 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast

    UL Lafayette: S. Long 15 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

    La-Lafayette sacks Troy for 6th straight, 78-63

    Associated Press

    LAFAYETTE, La. -- Bryant Mbamalu scored 21 points to fuel Louisiana-Lafayette en route to its season-best sixth straight win, 78-63 over visiting Troy Thursday night.

    Louisiana Lafayette (18-9, 9-5 Sun Belt) went more than four minutes without a basket midway through the first half and trailed 16-10 before Hayward Register drilled a 3-pointer to spark a 21-6 run that gave the Ragin' Cajuns a 31-22 lead at intermission.

    Louisiana-Lafayette shot a crisp 54.4 percent from the field (31 of 57), hitting 5 of 17 from distance while its defense held Troy to 21 of 54 from the field (38.9 percent)

    Shawn Long scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Louisiana-Lafayette, with Elfrid Payton adding another 15 points.

    Antoine Myers scored 14 points to lead Troy (9-16, 4-9), with Kevin Thomas, Hunter Williams and Kelton Ford each adding 11 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TROY
    ULL
    Points 63 78
    FG Made-Attempted 21-54 (.389) 31-57 (.544)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-24 (.292) 5-14 (.357)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-26 (.538) 11-17 (.647)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 19 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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