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NCAA Game Summary - Western Kentucky at Louisiana



(Saturday, January 25th)

Final Score: Western Kentucky 79, Louisiana 70

Lafayette, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - George Fant scored 25 points before fouling out, as the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers held on for a 79-70 victory over the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns in a Sun Belt Conference tilt at the Cajundome.

T.J. Price added 18 points and Trency Jackson tacked on 17 off the bench for Western Kentucky (13-7, 5-2 Sun Belt), which has won three straight.

Elfrid Payton logged 16 points and six assists for Louisiana (12-8, 3-4), which has lost three of its last four. Shawn Long registered 13 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks, Bryant Mbamalu chipped in 13 points and Xavian Rimmer contributed 10 points.

Western Kentucky connected on 51.9 percent of its shots from the floor in the first half, while Louisiana turned in a 44.8 percent effort. The Hilltoppers led 37-32 at the break.

After intermission the Hilltoppers cooled to 46.2 percent shooting, but they hit 16-of-18 at the free-throw line and limited the Ragin' Cajuns to 32.3 percent shooting.

Western Kentucky had a 36-32 edge on the boards and a 44-32 advantage on points in the paint.

01/25 19:26:26 ET

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