Louisiana-Lafayette Defeats Louisiana Tech 89-80 - Recap

Louisiana-Lafayette Defeats Louisiana Tech 89-80 - Recap

Kasey Shepherd scored 22 points leading Louisiana-Lafayette to an 89-80 victory over Louisiana Tech at Thomas Center on Wednesday.

Louisiana-Lafayette won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 12.5-point spread as underdogs.

Louisiana-Lafayette got 17 points from Elfrid Payton and another 17 points from Shawn Long. Xavian Rimmer contributed 3 assists, while Shawn Long cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Louisiana Tech got 17 points from Alex Hamilton in a losing cause and another 15 points from Raheem Appleby. Kenneth Smith contributed 4 assists for them, while Isaiah Massey had 6 rebounds.

Louisiana-Lafayette led at halftime, 44-39.

Louisiana Tech won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-45.