Louisiana-Monroe vs Louisiana-Lafayette

Louisiana-Monroe 78, Louisiana-Lafayette 60


LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Charles Winborne scored 20 points and Fred Brown 19 as Louisiana-Monroe shot 72 percent in the second half and came back to defeat Louisiana-Lafayette 78-60 Saturday night.

Hugh Mingo had 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Warhawks (3-26, 2-14 Sun Belt Conference), who made 18 of 25 second-half shots. Steven McClellan, who went scoreless when the Ragin Cajuns (16-14, 10-6) defeated Louisiana-Monroe 67-60 on Jan. 28, added 14 points off the bench.

After trailing 28-23 at halftime, the Warhawks, who had lost 11 straight, took the lead for good, 52-44, with an 8-0 run that featured two 3-pointers by Mingo.

Louisiana-Lafayette, which got 11 points from Darshawn McClellan, Steve's brother, shot 35.3 percent (12 of 34) in the second half. It will play March 4 in the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt tournament.

Louisiana-Monroe is ineligible for this year's tournament due to NCAA academic progress sanctions.

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Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
C. Bibi Ndongo, F110-00-00050
H. Mingo, G357-130-0111217
C. Winborne, G358-122-434020
F. Brown, G327-123-435319
T. Mackey, G210-30-02110
S. McClellan305-94-551414
R. McCray220-24-67124
M. Hansberry112-30-02104
T. Lindsey20-00-00010
F. Ribeiro10-00-00000
Totals 29-5413-1936141878
Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
D. McClellan, F313-62-250511
S. Farrington, F192-62-46316
J. Brown, G285-130-060110
E. Payton, G273-62-62528
D. Perez, G263-93-302110
B. Mbamalu223-60-36126
R. Andrews192-60-01124
K. Coleby130-24-84004
A. Thompson90-30-01020
J. Thomas40-01-21011
K. Smith20-20-01000
Totals 21-5914-2837121760
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Coast. Car.0-05-5184
S. Alabama0-05-5289
Texas St.0-05-5336
App. St.0-05-6271
Arkansas St.0-03-7345
Little Rock0-02-8294
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