Florida Atlantic vs UL Lafayette

Louisiana-Lafayette 58, FAU 57

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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Shown Long scored 16 points, and Elfrid Payton converted the game-winning layup with 6 seconds left to lift Louisiana-Lafayette past Florida Atlantic 58-57 in Sun Belt Conference play Saturday night.

Payton finished with 14 points and Alan-Michael Thompson added 13 for Louisiana-Lafayette (10-17, 6-10).

Tied at 50-all, Jordan McCoy made a layup and George Gantt made a 3-pointer to put Louisiana-Lafayette ahead 55-50 with 4:25 remaining.

After Payton's layup cut the deficit to three, Gantt made a jumper to push the lead back to five, 57-52.

After Bryant Mbamalu and Payton converted the four free throws with 34 seconds left to make it a one-point game, 57-56, Payton made a layup with 6 seconds to go put the Ragin' Cajuns on top 58-57. Payton then stole the ball with a second left to seal the victory.

Gantt had 18 points, and McCoy added 17 rebounds for the Panthers (12-16, 7-10).

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Florida Atlantic Owls
J. McCoy, F342-44-1117338
K. Penn, F280-10-03020
G. Gantt, G406-244-430218
S. Moody, G403-110-06217
R. Morrow, G110-02-20012
P. Bertone336-151-371413
D. Sekelja83-41-15027
A. Mattison61-10-00012
Totals 21-6012-214761657
 35%57.1% 
UL Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
E. Moore, F270-40-24040
S. Long, F215-123-380416
E. Payton, G395-132-485114
A. Thompson, G376-90-030113
B. Mbamalu, G364-112-220110
S. Wronkoski190-15-64125
K. Shepherd90-30-02010
C. Barnett70-10-22010
J. Soto50-30-01000
Totals 20-5712-193661558
 35.1%63.2% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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La. Tech12-320-8116
Old Dominion9-516-10143
UTEP9-511-15289
Rice8-618-9173
Marshall8-615-12120
UAB8-715-13174
Western Ky.7-713-14223
UT-San Antonio6-811-16283
Charlotte5-911-14232
FAU5-99-16295
So. Miss5-108-19335
North Texas2-128-18331
FIU2-126-21344

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UT-Arlington10-320-643
Arkansas St.10-419-876
Ga. Southern10-417-10127
Georgia St.9-516-10131
Texas St.8-515-10205
Coast. Car.8-613-14148
Troy7-615-12195
S. Alabama6-713-13210
UL Lafayette6-816-11155
Little Rock4-1013-14244
App. St.3-118-17253
UL-Monroe1-137-20310
 
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