Gant, Louisiana-Lafayette beat Colorado State 91-73
ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — JaKeenan Gant hit three 3-pointers and finished with 19 points and Malik Marquetti scored 16, including four 3s, to help Louisiana-Lafayette beat Colorado State 91-73 on Monday night in the opening round of the Gulf Coast Showcase.
Gant hit two 3s to make it 6-0 less than two minutes in and the Ragin’ Cajuns never trailed. Miller made a layup to spark a 19-4 run that made it 25-9 when he hit two free throws midway through the first half. Colorado State (3-1) answered with a 10-0 run that cut its deficit to six but got no closer as ULL scored nine of the next 10 points and led by double figures the rest of the way.