Louisiana-Monroe Falls 66-50 Against Louisiana-Lafayette - Game Recap

Elfrid Payton went off for 28 points and added 3 rebounds leading Louisiana-Lafayette over Louisiana-Monroe, 66-50, on Saturday at Cajundome.

Louisiana-Lafayette was an 8.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Louisiana-Lafayette got 14 points from Bryant Mbamalu and another 12 points from Shawn Long. Bryant Mbamalu contributed 2 assists, while Shawn Long cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Louisiana-Monroe got 16 points from Tylor Ongwae in a losing cause and another 9 points from Kyle Koszuta. Jayon James contributed 5 assists for them, while Tylor Ongwae had 11 rebounds.

Louisiana-Lafayette led at halftime, 24-21.

The rebound battle favored Louisiana-Lafayette as they grabbed 34 boards, while Louisiana-Monroe only had 31.