Louisiana vs Jackson State

Jackson State outlasts Louisiana-Lafayette 73-70

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Julysses Nobles hit a 3-pointer with a second left to lift give Jackson State the 73-70 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette Thursday night.

Nobles led Jackson State (4-7) with 14 points, and Brandon West pulled down 13 rebounds to go with his 12 points and four blocks.

Marcus Love hit two free throws to give the Tigers a 67-64 lead with 1:15 remaining. He hit a layup after a missed Louisiana-Lafayette (8-4) shot, pushing the lead to five.

Elfrid Payton immediately responded with a 3-pointer in transition for the Ragin' Cajuns.

Love hit one of two free throws after the ensuing foul, and Xavian Rimmer tied the game on a 3 with nine seconds left, setting the stage for Nobles.

Payton scored 22 points, finishing 6 of 18 from the field and 8 of 16 from the line. Rimmer finished with 14 points while Shawn Long added 16 and grabbed 19 boards.

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Coast. Car.0-05-5186
S. Alabama0-05-5283
Texas St.0-05-5336
Troy0-05-5292
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UL-Monroe0-04-5240
Arkansas St.0-03-6343
Little Rock0-02-7308

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Jackson St.0-03-7288
Alcorn St.0-03-8250
Prairie View0-02-7117
Southern U.0-02-8281
Miss. Val.0-00-8318
Alabama A&M0-00-9346
Alabama St.0-00-9321
Texas So.0-00-9202
Ark.-PB0-00-10350
 
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