Texas State Falls 67-66 Against Louisiana-Lafayette - Game Recap
Louisiana-Lafayette got a 20-point performance from Shawn Long, who added 13 rebounds as Louisiana-Lafayette ran past Texas State 67-66 on Saturday at Strahan Coliseum.
Louisiana-Lafayette won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 2-point spread.
Louisiana-Lafayette got 16 points from Xavian Rimmer and another 10 points from Elfrid Payton. Elfrid Payton contributed 4 assists, while Shawn Long cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Texas State got 17 points from Joel Wright in a losing cause and another 14 points from Wesley Davis. Phil Hawkins contributed 3 assists for them, while Joel Wright had 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Texas State were victorious, as the score was 33-31 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Louisiana-Lafayette as they grabbed 34 boards, while Texas State only had 29.