Louisiana-Lafayette vs North Texas

Louisiana-Lafayette 57, North Texas 53


DENTON, Texas (AP) - Darshawn McClellan scored 13 points and Kadeem Coleby had eight blocks as Louisiana-Lafayette clinched a winning record for the first time in seven years with a 57-53 victory over North Texas on Saturday.

Coleby also had 10 points for the Ragin Cajuns (16-13, 10-5 Sun Belt), who close out the regular season at home next Saturday against Louisiana-Monroe before the conference tournament begins.

Alzee Williams led North Texas (15-12, 8-6) with 12 points, and Tyler Hall had 10. The Mean Green shot 29 percent from the floor, made 4 of 13 3-pointers and were just 11 for 24 at the free-throw line.

Louisiana-Lafayette was only slightly better, shooting 33 percent overall while going 2 for 18 on 3-pointers and 21 for 34 at the line.

The game was tied at 44 with 8 minutes remaining when Elfrid Payton hit a jumper to start a 6-0 run that put the Cajuns ahead for good.

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Louisiana-Lafayette (16-13) «322557
North Texas (15-12)252853

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Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
K. Coleby, F332-36-1460210
D. McClellan, F274-94-470413
R. Andrews, G313-83-43149
B. Mbamalu, G282-51-26045
J. Brown, G232-112-26036
E. Payton241-50-05412
A. Thompson183-91-21008
J. Thomas120-22-410152
S. Farrington40-02-21002
Totals 17-5221-344762357
North Texas Mean Green
T. Mitchell, F263-81-27247
K. Hogans, F151-30-01022
A. Edwards, F132-61-23056
A. Williams, G376-160-053112
T. Hall, G282-44-651410
B. Walton250-60-21050
J. Holmen233-82-48009
R. Franklin151-70-21012
N. Stojiljkovic151-53-67005
T. Norris30-20-00200
Totals 19-6511-244782253
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-08-235
Georgia St.0-07-3224
Coast. Car.0-05-5186
S. Alabama0-05-5287
Texas St.0-05-5336
App. St.0-05-6270
Arkansas St.0-03-7345
Little Rock0-02-9314
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DEP 82
MU 79 Final
UConn 64
Wich St 91 Final
UNLV 45 Final
N Mexico 65
Florida St 76 Final
MD 44 Final
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K-State 57 Final
Baylor 56
Missouri 71 Final
Tx A&M 62
SDSU 56 Final
AF 58
Ole Miss 62 Final
Kentucky 77
CLEM 52 Final
NC 74
Florida 98 Final
Arkansas 68
STMA 51 Final
GTOWN 63 Final
GONZ 65 Final
San Fran 66
TXTCH 50 Final
Kansas 83
Ohio St 51 Final
Michigan 56
ND 74 Final