Louisiana-Lafayette 83, FIU 63

Tyren Johnson scored 22 points, leading five Louisiana-Lafayette

players in double figures in an 83-63 win over Florida

International on Thursday night.

Randell Daigle added 19 points, Chris Gradnigo 13, Travis Bureau

11 and Lamar Roberson 10 for the Ragin’ Cajuns (10-12, 7-4 Sun Belt

Conference).

Johnson has scored in double figures in 11 straight games and

has at least 20 points in four of his last five games at home. He

also added six rebounds, four steals and three blocks for the

Ragin’ Cajuns.

Johnson hit a 3-pointer to open the game, the Ragin’ Cajuns

started with a 6-1 run and they never trailed in this one.

The Ragin’ Cajuns shot 47.6 percent from 3-point range

(10-for-21) compared to just a 16.7 mark (3-for-18) for the Golden

Panthers.

J.C. Otero notched a double-double to lead FIU (7-18, 4-8),

scoring 17 points and pulling down 11 boards.