Louisiana-Lafayette vs Texas Southern

Texas Southern 74, Louisiana-Lafayette 71

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HOUSTON (AP) - Ray Penn scored 17 points to lead Texas Southern as it defeated Louisiana-Lafayette 74-71 in overtime Friday night in Tigers home opener.

Penn was 6 of 11 from the field, including three 3-pointers. Fred Sturdivant had 14 points and 11 rebounds. Omar Strong had 14 points and Kyrie Sutton had 12 for the Tigers (1-2).

Texas Southern led 29-19 at the half.

The Ragin Cajuns battled back in the second half, with Bryant Mbamalu and Elfrid Payton scoring all of their combined 33 points in the half. The game was tied at 65 at the end of regulation.

Shawn Long was Louisiana-Lafayette's high scorer with 20 points. He also led the team with 13 rebounds. Mbamalu finished with 18 points and Payton with 15 for Louisiana-Lafayette (1-1).

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Scoreboard
Louisiana-Lafayette (1-1)1952071
Texas Southern (1-2) «2945074
 
Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
S. Long, F358-162-2131320
E. Moore, F330-30-06340
B. Mbamalu, F317-133-560518
E. Payton, G355-174-664215
K. Brown, G293-90-04019
A. Thompson232-71-33145
S. Wronkoski200-40-06030
B. Lazare121-30-02012
K. Shepherd61-20-00012
M. Moss10-10-11010
Totals 27-7510-174992571
 36%58.8% 
Texas Southern Tigers
K. Sutton, F303-116-670212
O. Strong, G384-143-451314
R. Penn, G356-112-414417
D. Ellington, G220-22-31222
A. Clayborn, G130-21-24001
F. Sturdivant326-82-5110314
M. Gibbs312-63-66037
L. Johnson-Danner242-62-25027
Totals 23-6021-324571974
 38.3%65.6% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Georgia St.17-125-9
Western Ky.12-620-12
UL-Lafayette11-723-12
Arkansas St.10-819-13
UALR9-915-17
UT-Arlington9-915-17
UL-Monroe7-119-17
Troy6-1211-20
S. Alabama5-1311-20
Texas St.4-148-23

SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Southern U.15-319-13
Alabama St.12-619-13
Texas So.12-619-15
Ark.-PB11-713-18
Alabama A&M10-814-16
Alcorn St.9-912-19
Jackson St.7-1111-20
Prairie View6-1211-23
Miss. Val.5-138-23
Grambling3-155-24
 
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