Scores

Final

LA-Lafayette 80

(3-5, 1-1 Sun Belt)

North Texas 76

(3-5, 0-1 Sun Belt)

    8:00 PM ET, December 1, 2012

    1 2 T
    ULL 39 4180
    UNT 39 3776

    Top Performers

    UL Lafayette: S. Long 27 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    North Texas: C. Jones 23 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 4 Stl

    Louisiana-Lafayette 80, North Texas 76

    Associated Press

    DENTON, Texas -- Shawn Long scored 27 points and Bryant Mbamalu added 19 on Saturday night and Louisiana Lafayette defeated North Texas 80-76.

    Elfrid Payton scored 14 points to go with nine assists and three steals for Louisiana-Lafayette (3-5, 1-1 Sun Belt).

    North Texas (3-5, 0-1) got 23 points from Chris Jones and 11 points from Jordan Williams.

    Mbamalu connected on five 3-point shots, including one that gave Louisiana-Lafayette a 59-57 lead with 9:26 left in the game.

    North Texas and Louisiana-Lafayette went back and forth down the stretch. Steven Wronkoski hit a 3-pointer with 1:16 left to give Louisiana-Lafayette a 73-71 lead.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ULL
    UNT
    Points 80 76
    FG Made-Attempted 26-53 (.491) 26-57 (.456)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-18 (.500) 4-9 (.444)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-26 (.731) 20-28 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 0

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