Scores

Final

Duquesne 79

(7-6, 1-4 away)

LA-Lafayette 91

(5-8, 1-1 Sun Belt)

8:00 PM ET, December 22, 2012

Cajun Dome, Lafayette, Louisiana

1 2 T
DUQ 38 4179
ULL 33 5891

Top Performers

Duquesne: D. Colter 25 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

Louisiana-Lafayette: S. Long 23 Pts, 14 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Louisiana-Lafayette 91, Duquesne 79

Associated Press

LAFAYETTE, La. -- Shawn Long scored 23 points and pulled down 14 rebounds as Louisiana Lafayette roared back from a halftime deficit to beat Duquesne 91-79 on Saturday night.

Bryant Mbamalu had 22 points -- all in the second half -- Steven Wronkoski scored 12 and Elridge Moore 10 for the Ragin' Cajuns (5-8), who outscored the Dukes 58-41 in the second half, shooting 20 of 28 from the field and 6 of 8 on 3-pointers after the break.

Derrick Colter had 25 points, Sean Johnson 16 and Jeremiah Jones 12 for the Dukes (7-6).

Louisiana Lafayette trailed 38-33 at halftime, but the Rajin' Cajuns chipped away, catching Duquesne at 49-all on Wronkoski's layup with 13:43 to go.

Mbamalu made two jumpers and a 3-pointer for a 59-53 lead. Louisiana Lafayette then pushed it to 72-62 on Long's 3-pointer at the 7:04 mark, and the Ragin' Cajuns pulled away for the victory.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DUQ
ULL
Points 79 91
FG Made-Attempted 27-57 (.474) 34-61 (.557)
3P Made-Attempted 11-23 (.478) 10-20 (.500)
FT Made-Attempted 14-21 (.667) 13-16 (.813)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
Largest Lead 8 16

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