Lafayette, LA (Sports Network) - Bryant Mbamalu scored 24 points to lead six
players in double figures as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns routed the ULM
Warhawks, 90-66, in a Sun Belt Conference bout at the Cajundome.
Elfrid Payton had 15 points and seven assists, Alan-Michael Thompson notched
12 points, Shawn Long had 11 points to match 11 rebounds, Elridge Moore
contributed 11 points and Steven Wronkoski chipped in 10 points for
Louisiana (9-16, 4-9 Sun Belt) which had lost four of its previous five games.
Trent Mackey tallied 20 points and Amos Olatayo dropped in 15 for ULM (3-17,
2-12) which has lost nine straight.
Louisiana went into the break leading 37-31 after shooting 48.1 percent from
the floor in the first half, including a 5-of-10 effort from beyond the arc.
ULM hit just 41.4 percent of its shots in the first 20 minutes.
The Ragin' Cajuns improved to 55.9 percent shooting in the second half and
hit another five triples to coast to the victory.
Louisiana had a 27-10 edge in points off turnovers and led by as many as 28
The Sports Network