UL Lafayette vs Texas Southern

Texas Southern 74, Louisiana-Lafayette 71

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HOUSTON (AP) - Ray Penn scored 17 points to lead Texas Southern as it defeated Louisiana-Lafayette 74-71 in overtime Friday night in Tigers home opener.

Penn was 6 of 11 from the field, including three 3-pointers. Fred Sturdivant had 14 points and 11 rebounds. Omar Strong had 14 points and Kyrie Sutton had 12 for the Tigers (1-2).

Texas Southern led 29-19 at the half.

The Ragin Cajuns battled back in the second half, with Bryant Mbamalu and Elfrid Payton scoring all of their combined 33 points in the half. The game was tied at 65 at the end of regulation.

Shawn Long was Louisiana-Lafayette's high scorer with 20 points. He also led the team with 13 rebounds. Mbamalu finished with 18 points and Payton with 15 for Louisiana-Lafayette (1-1).

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Louisiana-Lafayette (1-1)1952071
Texas Southern (1-2) «2945074

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UL Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
S. Long, F358-162-2131320
E. Moore, F330-30-06340
B. Mbamalu, F317-133-560518
E. Payton, G355-174-664215
K. Brown, G293-90-04019
A. Thompson232-71-33145
S. Wronkoski200-40-06030
B. Lazare121-30-02012
K. Shepherd61-20-00012
M. Moss10-10-11010
Totals 27-7510-174992571
 36%58.8% 
Texas Southern Tigers
K. Sutton, F303-116-670212
O. Strong, G384-143-451314
R. Penn, G356-112-414417
D. Ellington, G220-22-31222
A. Clayborn, G130-21-24001
F. Sturdivant326-82-5110314
M. Gibbs312-63-66037
L. Johnson-Danner242-62-25027
Totals 23-6021-324571974
 38.3%65.6% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297

SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.17-223-12105
Alcorn St.14-518-14228
Grambling11-815-17318
Southern U.11-815-18320
Jackson St.10-914-18322
Prairie View10-913-20307
Miss. Val.7-127-25334
Ark.-PB6-127-25345
Alabama St.6-138-23342
Alabama A&M2-162-27351
 
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COLO 60 Final
BAYL 58
NCST 94 Final
MASS 76
WAKE 71 Final
UCONN 77
LAF 49 Final
UK 101
NICS 54 Final
MIZZ 74
STJOE 79 Final
ND 70
UNC 78 Final
LBSU 63