Scores

Final OT

Middle Tennessee 93

(7-9, 2-1 Sun Belt)

LA-Lafayette 91

(3-12, 1-3 Sun Belt)

    8:30 PM ET, January 8, 2011

    Cajundome, Lafayette, Louisiana

    1 2 OT T
    MTU 53 29 1193
    ULL 37 45 991

    Top Performers

    Middle Tennessee: J. Washington III 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    UL Lafayette: L. Gary 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

    Middle Tennessee 93, Louisiana-Lafayette 91

    Associated Press

    LAFAYETTE, La. -- James Washington scored 23 points and Middle Tennessee defeated Louisiana-Lafayette 93-91 in overtime on Saturday night.

    Jason Jones added 17 points for the Blue Raiders (7-9, 2-1 Sun Belt Conference).

    Middle Tennessee led for the final 3:09 of OT, but Louisiana-Lafayette's Raymone Andrews hit a layup to cut the deficit to 91-90 with 7 seconds left.

    James Gallman hit two free throws to extend the lead to 93-90 with 4 seconds left. Louisiana-Lafayette's Randell Daigle was fouled on a half-court attempt, but hit only one of his three foul shots with 2 seconds left.

    Daigle, who scored 13 points, hit a jumper with 1 second left in regulation to force OT.

    J.T. Sulton added 16 points and Gallman had 12 for the Blue Raiders.

    La'Ryan Gary scored 20 points, Scottie Farrington had 15 and 10 rebounds and Travis Bureau added 14 points for the Ragin' Cajuns (3-12, 1-3).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MTU
    ULL
    Points 93 91
    FG Made-Attempted 23-51 (.451) 27-54 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-17 (.353) 5-14 (.357)
    FT Made-Attempted 41-49 (.837) 32-48 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 34 (0/0) 30 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 0

    2010-11 Season

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