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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — JaKeenan Gant and Bryce Washington notched double-doubles and Louisiana opened Sun Belt Conference play with a 77-63 victory over Little Rock on Friday night.
Gant had 20 points and 10 rebounds, while Washington scored 15 with 19 boards for the Ragin' Cajuns (11-3). The duo helped Louisiana win the rebound battle 45-26. Frank Bartley IV added 16 points for the Cajuns, who are 9-1 in their last 10 games.
Anthony Black scored 14 and Andre Jones added 13 points to pace the Trojans (3-11), who lost for the sixth time in seven games.
Malik Marquetti scored the final five points in an 18-2 game-opening run for Louisiana. The Ragin' Cajuns pushed the lead to 42-24 by halftime. The Trojans cut the lead to 42-30 early in the second half, but Washington's 3-point play capped a 13-4 run and Louisiana stayed comfortably ahead from there.
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