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Long scores 26 as Louisiana-Lafayette tops Milligan 115-76

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 17, 2014 at 8:30 p.m.



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LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Shawn Long finished with 26 points and ten rebounds to lead Louisiana-Lafayette to a 115-76 win over NAIA Milligan on Wednesday night.

Devonta Walker and Brian Williams scored 15 apiece while Jay Wright and Donovan Williams both added 10 for Louisiana Lafayette (6-4). Seven players reached double-figures in scoring, and Walker finished 7 of 7 from the floor for the Ragin' Cajuns.

Three players netted 17 points for the Buffaloes. Morgan McLeod added six rebounds and five assists, Mickey Woods was 7 of 19 and three boards and Jr. Mike Woods had was 5-of-6 shooting from 3-point range. Milligan (10-5) shot 52.6 percent (10-19) from deep.

Milligan kept the deficit within single digits until midway through the first half, as the Ragin' Cajuns outscored Milligan by 13 the rest of the half to take a 64-43 lead.

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