Louisiana-Lafayette 72, Florida Atlantic 64
La’Ryan Gary and Randell Daigle each scored 15 and Raymone
Andrews added 13 to lead Louisiana-Lafayette over Florida Atlantic
72-64 on Saturday night.
The Ragin’ Cajuns (10-14, 7-5 Sun Belt Conference) trailed 54-53
with less than 10 minutes remaining before going on a 15-3 run to
take a 68-57 lead with 4:20 to go.
Louisiana-Lafayette shot 51 percent from the floor (25 of 49)
and 100 percent from the free-throw line, making all 16
The Owls (18-9, 10-3) failed to make a field goal in the final
10:59 as they saw their 50-49 lead turn into an 11-point deficit
less than 7 minutes later.
Kore White and Shavar Richardson each scored 11 and Alex Tucker
added 10 for FAU, which lost for the third time in five games after
winning eight in a row.
The Owls outrebounded the Ragin’ Cajuns 36-18 and won despite
allowing 21 points off 21 turnovers.