Arkansas State vs Louisiana-Lafayette Recap - Louisiana-Lafayette Wins 61-56

Arkansas State vs Louisiana-Lafayette Recap - Louisiana-Lafayette Wins 61-56

Louisiana-Lafayette grabbed a 61-56 win over Arkansas State on Saturday, behind a 17-point effort from Shawn Long at Cajundome.

Louisiana-Lafayette won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as underdogs.

Louisiana-Lafayette got 13 points from Elfrid Payton and another 13 points from Kasey Shepherd. Elfrid Payton contributed 4 assists, while Shawn Long cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.

Arkansas State got 15 points from Trey Finn in a losing cause and another 13 points from Cameron Golden. Trey Finn contributed 1 assists for them, while Brandon Peterson had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Louisiana-Lafayette were victorious, as the score was 33-24 at the break.

Arkansas State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-40.