Robert Morris vs UL Lafayette

Robert Morris 66, Louisiana-Lafayette 61

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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Karvel Anderson, Coron Williams and Velton Jones combined to hit 11 of Robert Morris' 13 3-pointers as the Colonials defeated Louisiana-Lafayette 66-61 Tuesday night.

Anderson finished with 17 points, Williams had 16, and Jones added 11 for Robert Morris (8-4), which hit 13 of 27 attempts from 3-point range.

There were seven lead changes and four ties over the first 6 minutes of the first half before Jones broke open a 16-all game with a 3-pointer. The Colonials led by at least two the rest of the half and took a 40-34 lead into intermission.

Louisiana-Lafayette (4-8) rallied to take a 52-47 lead in the second half but Williams, Anderson, and Russell Johnson hit consecutive 3-pointers to put Robert Morris up for good, 56-52, with 8:02 left to play.

Mbamalu Bryant led Louisiana-Lafayette with 21, Elfrid Payton had 19 but the Ragin' Cajuns hit just 8 of 17 free throws.

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Robert Morris (8-4) «402666
Louisiana-Lafayette (4-8)342761

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Robert Morris Colonials
M. McFadden, F123-42-23048
V. Jones, G324-90-025211
K. Anderson, G227-110-061117
C. Williams, G195-121-220216
L. Jones, G181-51-20123
A. Myers-Pate281-20-01203
R. Johnson242-61-38016
V. Morgan231-50-06112
D. Appolon180-40-01120
S. Hawkins40-00-02020
Totals 24-585-935111766
 41.4%55.6% 
UL Lafayette Ragin Cajuns
B. Mbamalu, F399-140-263221
S. Long, F325-72-3132312
E. Payton, G328-173-773319
S. Wronkoski, G272-61-15025
J. Soto, G100-30-02010
A. Thompson271-50-00102
E. Moore190-12-40022
B. Lazare80-00-00010
K. Shepherd60-20-01000
Totals 25-558-173791461
 45.5%47.1% 
Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wagner0-03-177
F. Dickinson0-03-292
CCSU0-03-3137
Robert Morris0-02-331
St. Fran.-Pa.0-02-3230
LIU-Brooklyn0-02-4222
Mt St Marys0-02-4173
Sacred Heart0-02-4332
St. Fran.-NY0-01-3315
Bryant0-01-4202

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-05-164
UT-Arlington0-03-13
Coast. Car.0-04-2106
UL Lafayette0-04-292
Georgia St.0-03-2180
App. St.0-03-3344
S. Alabama0-03-3256
Troy0-03-3186
Texas St.0-02-3259
Arkansas St.0-02-4254
UL-Monroe0-01-3227
Little Rock0-00-4221
 
Other games
MIST 64 Final
BGSU 53
WIN 55 Final
OHST 65
RICH 59 Final
KAN 87
ORAL 64 Final
ARIZ 89
STAN 79 Final
NCST 88
PTLOMA 49 Final
SDSU 76