Arkansas State vs UL Lafayette

Louisiana-Lafayette 61, Arkansas St. 56

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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Shawn Long posted a dominant double-double to lead Louisiana-Lafayette to a 61-56 victory over Arkansas State Saturday night in a Sun Belt Conference game.

Long scored a game-high 17 points and also grabbed 16 rebounds for the Ragin' Cajuns (7-12, 3-5). They led 33-24 at halftime and extended their lead to 13 points midway through the second half before the Red Wolves closed the gap - but never quite enough.

For Arkansas State (10-7, 4-4), Trey Finn led the way with 15 points. Cameron Golden and Raeford Worsham came off the bench to score 13 and 12 points, respectively, and give the Red Wolves a 27-8 advantage in bench scoring.

For the Ragin' Cajuns, Long got help from Elfrid Payton and Kasey Shepherd, who scored 13 points apiece.

Louisiana-Lafayette made 6 of 15 3-pointers, three by Shepherd. Arkansas State was just 4 for 18 on treys.

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Arkansas State Red Wolves
B. Peterson, F342-30-29034
K. Washington, F203-61-26057
T. Finn, G343-98-1061215
R. Dickerson, G171-40-04112
E. Townsel, G110-41-22021
R. Worsham274-73-850412
C. Golden224-103-541113
K. Downs210-10-01130
M. Hooten141-80-02042
Totals 18-5216-294142556
 34.6%55.2% 
UL Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
S. Long, F386-174-8163217
E. Moore, F322-61-20055
E. Payton, G394-104-754113
K. Shepherd, G374-82-273313
S. Wronkoski, G251-33-62245
J. Soto173-61-43048
B. Lazare50-20-03010
A. Leblanc50-00-00020
C. Barnett20-00-00010
Totals 20-5215-2940122361
 38.5%51.7% 
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S. Alabama9-1112-21275
UALR8-1213-18276
Texas St.7-1314-17236
Arkansas St.6-1411-18277
Troy5-1510-19313
 
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