Western Kentucky vs UL Lafayette

W. Kentucky 88, Louisiana-Lafayette 77

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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - T.J. Price scored 23 points and Jamal Crook added 21 points and six assist to lift Western Kentucky past Louisiana-Lafayette 88-77 Saturday night in Sun Belt Conference play.

Brandon Harris added 16 points and eight boards, and George Fant scored 19 and grabbed a team-high nine rebounds to help Western Kentucky (15-14, 9-9) outrebound Louisiana-Lafayette 38-30.

After Elridge Moore's jumper cut Louisiana-Lafayette's deficit to eight, 30-22 with 7:54 left in the first half, Western Kentucky went on a 15-6 run to go up 45-28 with 2:42 left in the period. Price's 3-pointer and Fant's dunk capped the run, and Western Kentucky led at halftime 53-36.

Western Kentucky shot 60.7 percent (17 of 28) in the first half and led by as many as 19 points.

The Hilltoppers led by double digits most of the second half.

Elfrid Payton scored a career-high 31 points for the Ragin' Cajuns (11-18, 7-11).

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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
G. Fant, F275-115-690415
A. Rostov, C142-20-02145
J. Crook, G376-118-936321
T. Price, G336-137-1022423
C. Dickerson, G90-40-02000
B. Harris345-92-281216
K. Anyigbo192-20-06414
K. Kaspar131-20-03022
O. Akamune111-10-01112
S. Drane30-10-00000
Totals 28-5622-2738152188
 50%81.5% 
UL Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
S. Long, F316-160-0132414
E. Moore, F254-72-320310
B. Mbamalu, G383-103-351411
E. Payton, G389-1313-1933231
A. Thompson, G331-70-01043
S. Wronkoski131-23-30026
K. Shepherd101-40-01022
B. Lazare40-00-00010
A. Leblanc30-00-00010
J. Soto30-00-00000
C. Barnett20-00-00000
Totals 25-5921-283062377
 42.4%75% 
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UAB16-226-783
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La. Tech12-623-9122
Old Dominion12-622-13140
Marshall12-617-16128
UTEP10-819-14214
Charlotte9-914-19234
Western Ky.8-1018-16158
FIU7-1113-19270
North Texas7-1112-20295
Rice7-1112-20279
So. Miss5-138-21315
FAU5-138-25300
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347

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Little Rock17-330-542
UL-Monroe15-520-1496
UT-Arlington13-724-11105
UL Lafayette12-819-15156
Ga. Southern10-1014-17243
Georgia St.9-1116-14180
Texas St.8-1215-16238
S. Alabama8-1214-19240
Arkansas St.7-1311-20284
App. St.7-139-22259
Troy4-169-22293
 
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