Houston Falls in Overtime to Louisiana-Lafayette, 79-76

    Dec. 14, 2013

    Final Stats

    LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 79,
    HOUSTON 76 (OT)
     

       

       Game Box | Season Stats

      1 2 OT F
    Houston (7-5) 40 29 7 76
    Louisiana-Lafayette (6-3) 32 37 10 79

    Quick Stats UH ULL
    Points 76 79
    Field Goals 27-51 26-57
    3-Point Field Goals 7-19 4-11
    Free Throws 18-23 20-33
    Rebounds 32 33
    Fouls 25 18
    Assists 14 14
    Turnovers 20 15
    Blocks 10 3
    Steals 6 5

    Statistical Leaders
    Houston Pts Rebs Asts
    TaShawn Thomas 26 7 7 blks
    Danrad Knowles 16 2 2 blks
    Brandon Morris 13 5 3
    Louisiana-Lafayette Pts Rebs Asts
    Elfrid Payton 31 5 5
    Shawn Long 22 12 1
    Kasey Shepherd 9 2 1

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Elfrid Payton scored 31 points to lead Louisiana-Lafayette to a 79-76 overtime win against Houston Saturday night.

    Shawn Long added 22 points and 12 rebounds for the Ragin' Cajuns (7-3).

    With Houston holding an eight-point first-half lead, the Ragin' Cajuns came back in the second to even the score at 45 with the help of back-to-back 3-pointers by Steven Wronkoski and Kevin Brown.

    With three seconds left in the game and the Cougars leading by one, a Houston foul sent Payton to the line for two. He made the first, tying the game at 69, but missed the second, sending the game into overtime.

    In OT, the Ragin' Cajuns opened with a 7-0 run to lead 77-76. With 12 seconds left, Payton again went to the line, this time sinking 2 of 2 for the win.

    TaShawn Thomas scored 27 points for the Cougars (7-5).


     

     

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