Louisiana Lafayette rallies to beat Troy 73-63 behind Long
TROY, Ala. (AP) Shawn Long scored 29 points and grabbed 20 rebounds for the second 20-rebound game of his career and Louisiana Lafayette rallied to beat Troy 73-63 on Thursday night.
Long had five of Louisiana Lafayette's 10 blocks, notching the 260th block of his career to set a school record.
In third place in the Sun Belt standings, the Ragin' Cajuns swept the season series against the Trojans and ended a three-game skid.
Steven Wronkoski and Tiremone Williams scored 10 points apiece for the Ragin' Cajuns (15-11, 11-6), who shot 42 percent from the field and outscored the Trojans 40-24 in the paint.
Trailing 39-27 at halftime, the Cajuns rallied and took the lead for good, 55-54, on a baseline jumper by Williams and held the Trojans to 21 percent shooting in the second half.
Wesley Person scored 17 points for Troy (9-19, 4-13), Jeremy Hollimon added 11 and John Walton III grabbed 11 rebounds.