Maui Invitational - Louisiana-Lafayette Downs Oakland 84-75 - Match Report
Elfrid Payton poured in 32 points for Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday, as they defeated Oakland 84-75 at HTC Center.
Bettors who backed Louisiana-Lafayette were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3.5 at sportsbooks.
Louisiana-Lafayette got 24 points from Shawn Long and another 11 points from Steven Wronkoski. Kevin Brown contributed 6 assists, while Shawn Long cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.
Oakland got 19 points from Travis Bader in a losing cause and another 14 points from Corey Petros. Kahlil Felder contributed 7 assists for them, while Corey Petros had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Oakland were victorious, as the score was 44-39 at the break.
Louisiana-Lafayette had a 42-33 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.