UL Lafayette vs North Texas

Louisiana-Lafayette 80, North Texas 76

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DENTON, Texas (AP) - Shawn Long scored 27 points and Bryant Mbamalu added 19 on Saturday night and Louisiana Lafayette defeated North Texas 80-76.

Elfrid Payton scored 14 points to go with nine assists and three steals for Louisiana-Lafayette (3-5, 1-1 Sun Belt).

North Texas (3-5, 0-1) got 23 points from Chris Jones and 11 points from Jordan Williams.

Mbamalu connected on five 3-point shots, including one that gave Louisiana-Lafayette a 59-57 lead with 9:26 left in the game.

North Texas and Louisiana-Lafayette went back and forth down the stretch. Steven Wronkoski hit a 3-pointer with 1:16 left to give Louisiana-Lafayette a 73-71 lead.

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UL Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
E. Moore, F393-73-63219
S. Long, F299-138-851527
B. Mbamalu, F296-62-230319
E. Payton, G374-136-869214
S. Wronkoski, G272-70-24045
K. Shepherd, G151-30-00213
A. Leblanc, F101-20-00013
J. Soto, G100-10-00020
K. Brown, G20-10-00000
M. Moss, F20-00-00000
Total 26-5319-2632141980
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North Texas Mean Green
R. Franklin, G346-72-450314
T. Mitchell, F251-11-24053
C. Jones, G346-1210-1354323
A. Williams, G311-95-64217
J. Williams, G285-120-020111
J. Holmen, F223-90-04148
J. Patton, F104-60-02028
K. Coleman, F60-00-00010
P. Hardwick, G60-00-00000
N. Stojiljkovic, F30-10-02010
C. Overlander, G10-02-30012
Total 26-5720-283472276
 45.6%71.4% 
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UT-Arlington10-1016-15185
App. St.9-1112-17250
S. Alabama9-1112-21275
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North Texas8-1014-17224
Rice8-1012-20248
Charlotte7-1114-18211
Marshall7-1111-21296
So. Miss4-149-20283
FAU2-169-20303
 
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