Sun Belt Conference Tournament - Texas-Arlington Falls 91-85 Against Louisiana-Lafayette - Game Recap
Xavian Rimmer scored 24 points leading Louisiana-Lafayette to a 91-85 victory over Texas-Arlington at Lakefront Arena on Friday.
Louisiana-Lafayette won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 7-point spread.
Louisiana-Lafayette got 20 points from Bryant Mbamalu and another 19 points from Shawn Long. Elfrid Payton contributed 6 assists, while Shawn Long cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.
Texas-Arlington got a 26-point performance from Jamel Outler, who was supported by 25 points from Reger Dowell. Shaquille White-Miller had 6 assists in a losing cause for Texas-Arlington, while Brandon Edwards grabbed 11 rebounds.
Louisiana-Lafayette led at halftime, 46-41.
Louisiana-Lafayette won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-34.