Houston Baptist vs Louisiana-Lafayette

Louisiana-Lafayette 73, Houston Baptist 64


LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Josh Brown scored 17 points and Kadeem Coleby added 16 to lead Louisiana-Lafayette to a 73-64 victory over Houston Baptist on Friday night.

Coleby scored seven of his points during a 10-3 first-half run by the Ragin' Cajuns (2-2) that opened a 35-25 lead with 1:21 left in the first half. He also grabbed nine rebounds and blocked three shots in the game.

The lead never dropped below seven points in the second half, when the Huskies (1-2) shot just 25 percent (8 of 32), while the Ragin' Cajuns shot at a 47.6 percent pace (10 of 21).

Tyler Russell scored 15 points and Ronald March 12 to lead Houston Baptist, which got nine points apiece from Joe Latas and Marcel Smith.

The game was part of the three-day Beryl Shipley Classic. Louisiana-Lafayette will face Cal State Fullerton on Saturday, and Houston Baptist will meet Nicholls State.

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Houston Baptist Huskies
T. Bembry, F293-111-34017
J. Latas, C231-87-84049
M. Smith, G262-54-41039
A. Hill, G201-50-02112
R. March, G183-85-680412
T. Russell236-142-230315
M. Davis201-42-24244
J. Evans181-43-41016
D. Hobaugh150-20-07030
L. Thomas80-10-01020
Totals 18-6224-293732664
Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
K. Coleby, F255-96-741416
J. Thomas, F191-52-28034
J. Brown, G298-140-092217
R. Andrews, G220-23-53443
E. Payton, G211-44-52236
D. Jackson272-30-13025
D. McClellan193-52-27108
D. Perez122-60-02026
B. Mbamalu92-61-22025
A. Thompson70-00-02110
S. Farrington61-11-10003
K. Smith40-10-00000
Totals 25-5619-2543112373
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Texas A&M-CC12-624-12159
Hou. Baptist12-617-14176
SF Austin12-618-15203
Sam Houston10-821-13195
SE Louisiana9-916-16249
Nicholls St.7-1114-17253
Abil Chr.7-1113-16289
Nwestern St.7-1113-16306
Incarn Word7-1112-17303
C. Arkansas7-118-24311
McNeese St.4-147-22315

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Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
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UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
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St John's 57
DAVID 69 Final
UMOH 60 Final
XAV 66
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WIN 73 Final
MU 95
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Wich St 60