Arkansas State vs UL Lafayette

Louisiana-Lafayette ends Arkansas St. streak 85-67


  •  

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Elfrid Payton scored 22 points and Bryant Mbamalu 19 as Louisiana-Lafayette took control after halftime for an 85-67 come-from-behind victory over Arkansas State on Saturday night.

Mbamalu scored seven points - on two layups and a 3-pointer - in a 15-0 run that vaulted Louisiana-Lafayette (17-9, 8-5 Sun Belt) into the lead in the final 17 minutes. Arkansas State went dry for nearly 4 minutes and didn't get closer than eight afterward.

Arkansas State (14-9, 7-5) led by as many as 11 twice, and saw a four-game win streak end. The win gives Lafayette sole possession of third place in conference.

The Ragin' Cajuns Shawn Long scored 16 points with 11 rebounds. His layup with 15 seconds left boosted him to 1,001 career points, the fifth sophomore to reach that plateau. Lafayette owned a 40-23 rebounding edge.

Kendrick Washington and Melvin Johnson III scored 19 each for the Red Wolves.

Copyright 2014 by STATS LLC. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC is strictly prohibited.
 
 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
Scoreboard
Arkansas State (14-9)323567
Louisiana-Lafayette (17-9) «325385
 

CBSSports.com Shop

Notre Dame Fighting Irish Under Armour Localized Flare Art Tech T-Shirt

2014 Notre Dame Under Armour Gear
Get yours today
Shop Now

Sun Belt
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
 
Other games
UVA 63 Final
CLEM 58
MEMP 81 Final
UCONN 86
PITT 71 Final
UNC 75
IOWA 82 Final
PSU 70
TXTECH 64 Final
IOWAST 70
VCU 62 Final
STL 64
HOU 62 Final
CINCY 73
TCU 65 Final
KANSAS 95
MD 67 Final
DUKE 69
NCST 55 Final
SYR 56
WVU 71 Final
TEXAS 88
OHIOST 48 Final
ILL 39
AF 56 Final
SDSU 64
FLA 69 Final
UK 59