Elfrid Payton and Shawn Long combined for 44 points to lead Louisiana-Lafayette past Louisiana College 101-67 Saturday in the season opener for both teams.
Payton was 7 of 13 for 21 points, and made all seven of his free throws. Long was 11 of 17 for 23 points. Both played fewer than 26 minutes.
Eldrige Moore did not miss a shot while scoring 11 points. He was 4-4 from the field...
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November 09, 2013
We are closing in on the start of the college basketball season, practice has started, and the road to the 2014 NBA Draft has begun. It’s time to continue my look at this year’s junior class, which is not very talent-deep, but has some very good prospects near the top.
These are not meant to replace scouting reports, which will come out during the season. These are...
Elfrid Payton scored 20 points, leading four Louisiana-Lafayette players in double figures, and the Ragin' Cajuns pulled away in the second half for a 74-55 victory over North Texas Friday night in the opening round of the Sun Belt tournament.
Bryant Mbamalu scored 16 points - 14 in the second half - and Alan-Michael Thompson also scored 16. Shawn Long had 12 points and 11 rebounds...
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March 08, 2013
The game was tied at 70 in overtime between Louisiana-Lafayette and Western Kentucky with 21 seconds left then one of the teams cheated without being caught. Louisiana Lafayette was taking the ball out of bounds and they 6 guys on the court, but no one notice not the officials not the Western Kentucky staff.
So with 6 guys on the court Louisiana Lafayette’s Elfrid...
Crazy stuff here, courtesy of the Sun Belt Conference. Last night, Western Kentucky (5-11) and Louisiana-Lafayette (8-8) needed extra play to determine a winner. With the game tied at 70, Lafayette’s Elfrid Payton converted on a go-ahead layup with 3 seconds remaining in overtime. But both coaches, the broadcasters, and, um, the referees failed to realize Lafayette had six players...
In college basketball the sixth man can affect the outcome of a game but usually its from the seats not on the floor.Louisiana Lafayette had six players on the floor when the Cajins Elfrid Payton drove and hit a lay up with 3.4 seconds left to secure ULL's 72-70 overtime win over Western Kentucky.Here's the video evidence. (Thanks WBKO-TV, Bowling Green, KY)
Scoring on a power play is no longer merely a hockey phenomenon. Louisiana-Lafayette's basketball team parlayed a man advantage into a key Sun Belt League victory Thursday night.
With Louisiana-Lafayette and Western Kentucky tied at 70 and 21 seconds remaining in the first overtime, the Ragin' Cajuns inbounded the ball with six men on the floor instead of five. Neither the...
Three officials could face a suspension for failing to call a technical foul on Louisiana-Lafayette for having six players on the court prior to Elfrid Payton's game-winning layup in Lafayette's 72-70 victory over Western Kentucky.
January 06, 2012
Elfrid Payton's layup with three seconds remaining in overtime lifted Louisiana-Lafayette to a 72-70 Sun Belt Conference victory over Western Kentucky on Thursday night.
J.J. Thomas scored 19 points and Raymone Andrews 16 for the Ragin' Cajuns (8-8, 2-0), who won their 12th straight regular-season conference game.
The Hilltoppers (5-11, 1-2), who beat Louisiana-Lafayette...
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January 05, 2012