Shepherd, who made 4 of 5 from beyond the arc, was almost perfect as he made 7 of 8 field goal attempts and hit all four free throw attempts. He also pulled down six rebounds and had five assists and three steals.
Louisiana-Lafayette had a 36-25 lead at the half. Oral Roberts closed to 37-29, but Kasey Shepherd nailed a 3-point jumper that started a 13-3 run for a 21-point lead with 9:36 left. The Ragin' Cajuns had an 11-2 run later that sealed the victory.