Louisiana-Lafayette vs Florida Atlantic Final: 58-57 - Recap
Louisiana-Lafayette got 16 points from Shawn Long en route to a 58-57 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday at Cajundome.
Louisiana-Lafayette won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 5.5-point spread.
Louisiana-Lafayette got 14 points from Elfrid Payton and another 13 points from Alan-Michael Thompson. Elfrid Payton contributed 5 assists, while Shawn Long cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Florida Atlantic got an 18-point performance from Greg Gantt, who was supported by 13 points from Pablo Bertone. Jordan McCoy had 3 assists in a losing cause for Florida Atlantic, while Jordan McCoy grabbed 17 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Louisiana-Lafayette were victorious, as the score was 31-22 at the break.
Florida Atlantic won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-36.