Houston Baptist vs Louisiana-Lafayette

Louisiana-Lafayette 73, Houston Baptist 64


LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Josh Brown scored 17 points and Kadeem Coleby added 16 to lead Louisiana-Lafayette to a 73-64 victory over Houston Baptist on Friday night.

Coleby scored seven of his points during a 10-3 first-half run by the Ragin' Cajuns (2-2) that opened a 35-25 lead with 1:21 left in the first half. He also grabbed nine rebounds and blocked three shots in the game.

The lead never dropped below seven points in the second half, when the Huskies (1-2) shot just 25 percent (8 of 32), while the Ragin' Cajuns shot at a 47.6 percent pace (10 of 21).

Tyler Russell scored 15 points and Ronald March 12 to lead Houston Baptist, which got nine points apiece from Joe Latas and Marcel Smith.

The game was part of the three-day Beryl Shipley Classic. Louisiana-Lafayette will face Cal State Fullerton on Saturday, and Houston Baptist will meet Nicholls State.

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Houston Baptist Huskies
T. Bembry, F293-111-34017
J. Latas, C231-87-84049
M. Smith, G262-54-41039
A. Hill, G201-50-02112
R. March, G183-85-680412
T. Russell236-142-230315
M. Davis201-42-24244
J. Evans181-43-41016
D. Hobaugh150-20-07030
L. Thomas80-10-01020
Totals 18-6224-293732664
Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
K. Coleby, F255-96-741416
J. Thomas, F191-52-28034
J. Brown, G298-140-092217
R. Andrews, G220-23-53443
E. Payton, G211-44-52236
D. Jackson272-30-13025
D. McClellan193-52-27108
D. Perez122-60-02026
B. Mbamalu92-61-22025
A. Thompson70-00-02110
S. Farrington61-11-10003
K. Smith40-10-00000
Totals 25-5619-2543112373
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Incarn Word12-617-12163
Sam Houston12-618-16178
Hou. Baptist10-817-17225
SE Louisiana9-912-21331
Abil Chr.8-1013-18321
McNeese St.7-119-20341
New Orleans6-1210-20343
Nicholls St.6-1211-23313
C. Arkansas6-127-21338
Nwestern St.5-138-20344

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UL Lafayette12-819-15156
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Georgia St.9-1116-14180
Texas St.8-1215-16238
S. Alabama8-1214-19240
Arkansas St.7-1311-20284
App. St.7-139-22259
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St John's 57
DAVID 69 Final
UMOH 60 Final
XAV 66
Arizona 57 Final
Miss St 67
WIN 73 Final
MU 95
JAST 41 Final
Ohio St 85
Alabama 70 Final
Wich St 60