Lamar vs Louisiana-Lafayette

Louisiana-Lafayette 77, Lamar 60

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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Shawn Long scored 10 of his 16 points in the first half and Alan-Michael Thompson came off the bench for 18 as Louisiana-Lafayette built a 19-point first-half lead en route to a 77-60 win over Lamar on Tuesday.

Elfrid Payton led the Ragin' Cajuns with 17 points. Both Payton and Long recorded 11 rebounds and went 7 of 14 from the field.

Louisiana-Lafayette opened the game with back-to-back layups, then Long, a freshman, scored the next seven points to put the Ragin' Cajuns up 11-0.

Lamar rallied to cut the deficit to 25-17 with 3:49 left in the first half but Josh Soto hit a 3-pointer, and Thompson scored eight straight points for the Ragin' Cajuns to create the halftime deficit.

Rhon Mitchell had 21 points for Lamar (1-8), which has lost eight of nine to open the season after going 23-12 last season.

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Lamar Cardinals
R. Mitchell, F389-172-460221
S. Brown, F231-32-26014
A. Wilson, F201-42-22124
D. Minor, G396-120-064312
D. Minton, G172-40-02014
D. Muepo191-41-35023
H. Webb183-40-04036
K. Blanks131-42-23024
N. Acosta101-40-02022
S. Norman30-10-01010
Totals 25-579-133951960
 43.9%69.2% 
Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
S. Long, F237-141-2111316
E. Moore, F220-12-22122
E. Payton, G347-142-4113117
B. Mbamalu, G284-81-222210
S. Wronkoski, G260-52-20132
A. Thompson205-94-400118
K. Shepherd192-93-41207
J. Soto121-40-03113
B. Lazare100-20-02000
A. Leblanc61-20-00012
Totals 27-6815-2036111477
 39.7%75% 
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SF Austin18-032-3
Texas A&M-CC14-418-16
Sam Houston13-524-11
Nwestern St.12-617-14
Incarn Word9-521-6
Oral Roberts11-817-16
Nicholls St.11-814-15
McNeese St.9-1011-20
New Orleans8-1011-15
SE Louisiana7-1212-18
C. Arkansas5-138-21
Lamar3-154-26
Abilene Christian2-1211-20
Hou. Baptist2-166-25

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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
 
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