Louisiana-Lafayette Downs Louisiana-Monroe 71-63 - Match Report
Louisiana-Lafayette got 17 points from Shawn Long as they ran past Louisiana-Monroe 71-63 on Saturday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
Louisiana-Lafayette won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as favorites.
Louisiana-Lafayette got 13 points from Bryant Mbamalu and another 13 points from Alan-Michael Thompson. Elfrid Payton contributed 8 assists, while Shawn Long cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Louisiana-Monroe got 21 points from Amos Olatayo in a losing cause and another 12 points from Jayon James. Jayon James contributed 4 assists for them, while Jayon James had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Louisiana-Lafayette were victorious, as the score was 34-26 at the break.