NCAA Game Summary - Louisiana at ULM
(Saturday, January 4th)
Final Score: ULM 103, Louisiana 98 (2OT)
Monroe, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - Tylor Ongwae recorded a double-double with 27
points and 11 rebounds as the ULM Warhawks beat the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns,
103-98, in double overtime to open up Sun Belt Conference play at Fant-Ewing
Jayon James also had a double-double for the Warhawks (4-5, 1-0 Sun Belt) with
16 points and 12 boards to go along with five assists. Marvin Williams and
Amos Olatayo scored 16 points apiece, with Olatayo adding five blocks. R.J.
McCray also chipped in 11 points as the team snapped a four-game losing
Elfrid Payton recorded a rare triple-double for Louisiana (9-5, 0-1) with a
career-high 34 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists to go with five steals.
Shawn Long had 21 points and six blocks while Steven Wronkoski added 11
points. Louisiana has lost two of its last three games.
ULM held a 34-28 lead at the half thanks to Louisiana's struggles from the
field. The Ragin' Cajuns shot a miserable 26.7 percent from the field and 3-
of-9 from beyond the arc. The Warhawks made 40.6 of their field goal attempts
and 3-of-7 from 3-point range.
The Ragin' Cajuns picked it up in the second half, making 57.1 percent of
their shots from the floor. The Warhawks didn't improve much from the first
period by making 42.4 percent of shots from the field and 2-of-11 from 3-point
range. With three seconds left, Xavian Rimmer made three straight free throws
for Louisiana to tie the game at 74-74 and send it to overtime.
After a back-and-forth overtime period, ULM was up by one point with 15
seconds left. Payton made one free throw to tie the score at 85 all. Ongwae
missed a 3-point attempt with one second remaining to send it to a second
With 2:57 remaining in the second overtime, Williams scored in the paint to
put ULM up by two. The Warhawks never lost the lead from that point.
ULM did a better job on the glass by outrebounding the Ragin' Cajuns 54-44.
The Warhawks dominated inside by outscoring Louisiana 58-38 in the paint.
01/04 21:26:01 ET
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