Louisiana-Lafayette vs Lamar

Lamar 80, Louisiana-Lafayette 63

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BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Mike James had 25 points and seven rebounds off the bench, leading Lamar to an 80-63 win Saturday over old rival Louisiana-Lafayette.

James played a team-high 36 minutes and was 11 of 17 from the field. Anthony Miles added 16 points, six rebounds and eight assists for the Cardinals (5-3), and Devon Lamb had 12 points, eight rebounds and four steals.

Raymone Andrews had 16 points, including three 3-pointers, for the Ragin' Cajuns (4-6), and Josh Brown added 13 points and nine rebounds.

Lafayette was within two, 41-39, after an Andrews 3-pointer with 16:08 to play. Lamar responded with a 23-6 run over the next 7 1/2 minutes, capped by a Lamb layup that made it 64-45 with 8:43 left.

With the win, Lamar evened its record against Lafayette at 41-41. The schools were rivals in the Sun Belt Conference before the Cardinals left in 1998.

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D. McClellan, F242-52-23127
K. Coleby, F213-81-25107
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E. Payton, G282-63-42317
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D. Perez30-00-01020
A. Thompson20-00-00010
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N. Acosta, F40-10-01000
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D. Lamb, G274-94-781112
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B. Davis272-84-431010
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