Troy 22 41 63
Ullafayete 31 47 78
Date of game: 2/20/2014

Recap: Louisiana vs. Troy

Lafayette, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - Bryant Mbamalu scored 21 points, grabbed five rebounds and recorded four steals as the Louisiana Rajin' Cajuns outlasted the Troy Trojans, 78-63, in a Sun Belt Conference bout at the Cajundome.

Shawn Long netted 15 points and pulled down a team-high nine rebounds for Louisiana (18-9, 9-5 SBC), and Elfrid Payton added another 15 points with seven assist and five boards. The Ragin' Cajuns have won six consecutive contests.

Antoine Myers tallied 14 points to pace Troy (9-16, 4-9), while Kevin Thomas, Hunter Williams and Kelton Ford each added 11 points in the loss. Thomas added nine rebounds to his stat line. The Trojans have lost two of their last three games.

Louisiana hit 48 percent of its field goal tries in the first half, and took a 31-22 lead into the intermission. Troy connected on 31.8 percent of its shots in the frame, and went 3-of-10 from 3-point range.

The Rajin' Cajuns upped their shooting percentage to 59.4 in the second half, despite hitting just 1-of-6 from 3-point distance. The Trojans hit 43.8 percent from the floor in the second, including 4-of-14 from deep.

Louisiana held the advantage in points in the paint, 46-28, and in bench points, 22-13.

Game Notes

Kelly looking to UNH for inspiration

When Tim Tebow was brought in to Philadelphia for a workout with the Eagles several weeks ago, the popular answer to the question "Why?" was largely that it was a public relations stunt.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Busch moving beyond his troubled past

Kurt Busch's win in Sunday's rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway was exactly what he needed after his recent NASCAR suspension and legal issues.

Extra Points: Handicapping Mariota

There is a crucial pick in every NFL Draft where things pivot dramatically and that selection is going to come very early in the 2015 version, Tennessee's spot at No. 2 overall.

Dodgers' McCarthy out for season

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Brandon McCarthy has been ruled out for the remainder of the season with a UCL tear in his elbow.

NBA suspends Olynyk, Smith over Game 4 acts

The NBA suspended Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk one game over the play that resulted in a separated shoulder for Cleveland Cavaliers star Kevin Love, who called the act intentional.

Karlsson, Subban, Doughty named Norris finalists

Ottawa's Erik Karlsson, Montreal's P.K. Subban and Los Angeles' Drew Doughty are the finalists for the James Norris Memorial Trophy, awarded to the NHL's top defenseman.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.