Arkansas State vs Louisiana-Lafayette Final: 87-70 - Recap

Arkansas State vs Louisiana-Lafayette Final: 87-70 - Recap

Arkansas State got 31 points from Ed Townsel en route to an 87-70 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette on Thursday at ASU Convocation Center.

Bettors who backed Arkansas State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 7.5 at sportsbooks.

Raeford Worsham had 18 points for Arkansas State and Marcus Hooten chipped in with 11 points. Cameron Golden had 3 assists for them, while Trey Finn was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Louisiana-Lafayette got a 20-point performance from Elfrid Payton, who was supported by 13 points from Alan-Michael Thompson. Elfrid Payton had 5 assists in a losing cause for Louisiana-Lafayette, while Shawn Long grabbed 8 rebounds.

Arkansas State led at halftime, 38-30.

The rebound battle favored Arkansas State as they grabbed 41 boards, while Louisiana-Lafayette only had 31.