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Final

LA-Lafayette 76

(2-2, 2-0 home)

    8:30 PM ET, November 21, 2012

    Cajun Dome, Lafayette, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    SU 26 4066
    ULL 24 5276

    Top Performers

    Southern-New Orleans: A. Turner 16 Pts, 16 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Louisiana-Lafayette: S. Long 22 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Louisiana-Lafayette 76, Southern (NO) 66

    Associated Press

    LAFAYETTE, La. -- Shawn Long scored a season-high 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Louisiana-Lafayette overpowered Southern University at New Orleans in the second half to win 76-66 Wednesday night.

    The Ragin' Cajuns (2-2) trailed 26-24 at intermission after a back-and-forth first half in which the NAIA Knights (2-1) led by five.

    The lead changed hands five more times before Bryant Mbamalu's 3-pointer gave Louisiana-Lafayette a 49-42 lead with 12:39 to go. After Southern-New Orleans briefly cut the deficit to three with 10:19 left, the Ragin' Cajuns pulled away.

    Elridge Moore and Steven Wronkoski added 12 points and Elfrid Payton 11 points and seven assists for Louisiana-Lafayette, which shot 46.8 percent from the field (29 of 62), but hit only 3 of 17 from long range.

    Anthony Turner scored 16 points and pulled down 16 rebounds and Joshua Major added 15 points for the Knights in the first meeting between the programs.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SU
    ULL
    Points 66 76
    FG Made-Attempted 24-65 (.369) 29-62 (.468)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-22 (.364) 3-17 (.176)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-18 (.556) 15-23 (.652)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 13

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