Scores

Final

Florida Atl 57

(12-16, 7-10 Sun Belt)

LA-Lafayette 58

(10-17, 6-10 Sun Belt)

8:15 PM ET, February 16, 2013

Cajun Dome, Lafayette, Louisiana

1 2 T
FAU 22 3557
ULL 31 2758

Top Performers

Florida Atlantic: J. McCoy 8 Pts, 17 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Louisiana-Lafayette: E. Payton 14 Pts, 8 Reb, 5 Ast, 5 Stl, 2 Blk

Louisiana-Lafayette 58, FAU 57

Associated Press

LAFAYETTE, La. -- Shown Long scored 16 points, and Elfrid Payton converted the game-winning layup with 6 seconds left to lift Louisiana-Lafayette past Florida Atlantic 58-57 in Sun Belt Conference play Saturday night.

Payton finished with 14 points and Alan-Michael Thompson added 13 for Louisiana-Lafayette (10-17, 6-10).

Tied at 50-all, Jordan McCoy made a layup and George Gantt made a 3-pointer to put Louisiana-Lafayette ahead 55-50 with 4:25 remaining.

After Payton's layup cut the deficit to three, Gantt made a jumper to push the lead back to five, 57-52.

After Bryant Mbamalu and Payton converted the four free throws with 34 seconds left to make it a one-point game, 57-56, Payton made a layup with 6 seconds to go put the Ragin' Cajuns on top 58-57. Payton then stole the ball with a second left to seal the victory.

Gantt had 18 points, and McCoy added 17 rebounds for the Panthers (12-16, 7-10).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FAU
ULL
Points 57 58
FG Made-Attempted 21-60 (.350) 20-57 (.351)
3P Made-Attempted 3-13 (.231) 6-21 (.286)
FT Made-Attempted 12-21 (.571) 12-19 (.632)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 5 10

2012-13 Season

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