Sun Belt Conference Tournament - Georgia State Falls 82-81 to Louisiana-Lafayette - Recap

Georgia State was scorched by Xavian Rimmer for 27 points as Louisiana-Lafayette defeated them 82-81 in NCAA action on Sunday.

Louisiana-Lafayette was a 6.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Louisiana-Lafayette got 19 points from Elfrid Payton and another 13 points from Bryant Mbamalu. Elfrid Payton contributed 6 assists, while Shawn Long cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.

Georgia State got 37 points from Ryan Harrow in a losing cause and another 17 points from R.J. Hunter. R.J. Hunter contributed 3 assists for them, while Curtis Washington had 8 rebounds.

Louisiana-Lafayette led at halftime, 35-34.

Louisiana-Lafayette won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-30.