Bartley IV, Miller lead Louisiana-Lafayette past Nicholls St
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Frank Bartley IV hit three 3-pointers and finished with 19 points, Justin Miller scored 18 with nine rebounds and four assists and Louisiana-Lafayette cruised to a 101-69 win over Nicholls State on Thursday night.
Bartley made 7 of 9 from the field while P.J. Hardy had 12 points and Bryce Washington added 11 points with 10 rebounds. Scott Plaisance and Jerekius Davis scored 10 apiece for Louisiana.
Miller scored 12 and the Ragin' Cajuns made 20 of 33 (60.6 percent) to take a 48-35 lead into halftime. They scored the first nine points and never trailed as Nicholls State (4-4) shot 40 percent, including 1 of 7 from 3-point range, and committed nine of its 22 turnovers in the first half.
Ja'Dante' Frye's 3-pointer pulled the Colonels within 10 with 15:49 left but ULL scored 18 of the next 22.
DeAndre Harris led Nicholls State with 21 points.
Louisiana scored 41 points off turnovers.