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Louisiana finishes perfect month, beats Troy 81-69

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) JaKeenan Gant had a career-high 24 points and Frank Bartley IV and Johnathan Stove added 18 apiece as Louisiana pulled away in the second half to garner its ninth straight win, beating Troy 81-69 on Saturday afternoon.

Louisiana (19-3, 9-0 Sun Belt Conference) has won 16 of its last 17 games and has yet to be pushed in conference action, taking double-digit victories in every contest. The Ragin' Cajuns posted a perfect record in January (7-0) for the first time since the 1999-2000 team won nine games for the month en route to a school-record 25 wins. Louisiana's next game is at Louisiana-Monroe on February 3.

The Ragin' Cajuns took the lead for good when Gant drilled a 3 as time expired in the first half to take a 40-36 advantage into the break. Stove had a layup and Bartley added a trey to push the lead to 69-59 with 8:43 left.

Jordon Varnado had 18 points with B.J. Miller adding 17 for Troy (9-13, 3-6).

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Troy 9-13 363369
home team logo Louisiana 19-3 404181
Team Stats
away team logo Troy 9-13 75.0 PPG 39.1 RPG 13.2 APG
home team logo Louisiana 19-3 83.2 PPG 41.8 RPG 17.4 APG
Key Players
23
J. Varnado 18.0 PPG 7.0 RPG 1.7 APG 47.8 FG%
4
F. Bartley 17.8 PPG 3.6 RPG 2.0 APG 43.3 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
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