Louisiana-Lafayette beats McNeese State 92-66
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP)
Long, a sophomore, also had 15 rebounds to record his 20th career double-double for Louisiana, which is 2-0 for the first time since the 2008-09 season.
Elfrid Payton had his 12th game of 20 points or better with 22 for the Rajin' Cajuns (2-0). Elridge Moore had a career-high 16.
Louisiana led the Cowboys (0-2) by just three, 41-38, at the half before Long led the second-half deluge. Louisiana scored 22 points off turnovers for the game.
Louisiana was 35 of 68 from the field for 51.5 percent. McNeese State shot just 33.3 percent (23 of 69).