Duquesne 84, Louisiana-Lafayette 65

B.J. Monteiro and Sean Johnson scored 16 points each to lead six

Duquesne players in double figures in the Dukes’ 84-65 win over

Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday night.

Eric Evans, T.J. McConnell and Mike Talley had 12 points apiece

and Jerry Jones 10 for Duquesne (3-2).

The Dukes scored 31 points off 21 turnovers and shot 50 percent

from the field (28 of 50).

Duquesne led 44-23 at halftime, after holding the Ragin’ Cajuns

to just 8-for-36 shooting in the first half (22.2 percent).

Louisiana-Lafayette shot 34.3 percent in the game (24 of 70),

and was outscored 32-24 in the paint.

Duquesne led by as many as 24 points, 74-50, on Jones’ free

throw with 5:36 to play.

Kadeem Coleby led the Ragin’ Cajuns (3-4) with 11 points and 11

rebounds.

The Ragin’ Cajuns never led and tied it at 2-2, before Duquesne

went on a 15- 2 run.