Florida International vs Louisiana-Lafayette

Louisiana-Lafayette 87, FIU 81

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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Darshawn McClellan scored a game-high 28 points and Josh Brown posted 23 points and 10 rebounds as Louisiana-Lafayette defeated Florida International 87-81 in overtime Saturday night in a Sun Belt Conference game.

The Ragin' Cagins (9-10, 3-2) were up by 11 points with 5:48 left in the second half when FIU (4-13, 1-4) rallied behind guards Jeremy Allen and Phil Taylor to force overtime. Allen led the Panthers with 22 points, hitting four 3-pointers, while Taylor scored 19 points, sinking three treys.

Trailing 66-61 with 2:42 left in regulation, the Panthers tied it on two free throws and a 3-point basket by Taylor, then a layup by Brandon Moore with 0:06 left in regulation.

In overtime, Louisiana-Lafayette got two quick 3-pointers by Brown en route to opening up a 79-73 lead. Florida International never got closer than four points again.

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Florida International Golden Panthers
B. Moore, F333-50-03056
D. Ferguson, F263-94-570510
J. De La Rosa, C150-01-24021
J. Allen, G416-116-932422
P. Taylor, G394-158-1131519
C. Bell181-44-44036
D. Hill173-30-04327
T. Wozniak171-60-00022
G. Dierickx123-32-20058
M. Nunez70-10-01000
Totals 24-5725-333663381
 42.1%75.8% 
Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
D. McClellan, F389-126-1092428
K. Coleby, C342-53-106147
J. Brown, G306-108-10101423
B. Mbamalu, G291-73-43235
R. Andrews, G241-41-22133
E. Payton202-35-136549
J. Thomas130-22-20132
A. Thompson102-50-00006
K. Smith80-10-01010
S. Farrington70-01-22021
D. Perez71-20-01003
D. Jackson50-30-00000
Totals 24-5429-5341132887
 44.4%54.7% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297
 
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MU 62
Okla St 65 Final
Baylor 106
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Nwstern 81
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Louisville 76
Iowa St 73 Final
Kansas 82
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Miss St 56
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SDSU 69
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MRST 82
Florida 79 Final
SC 65
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