LA Lafayette vs. Troy: Recap and Stats

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LA Lafayette vs. Troy: Recap and Stats
LA Lafayette 52
(8-16, 1-12 away)
Troy 71
(10-13, 8-5 home)
Venue: Trojan Arena
8:30PM ET / 5:30PM PT, February 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
LA Lafayette 23 29 52
Troy 33 38 71
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
LA Lafayette B Mbamalu 16 S Long 11 E Payton 4
Troy T Calhoun 15 A Myers 9 A Myers 6

Troy punished Louisiana 71-52 in conference play on Saturday, February 2nd. The Trojans got the win with a team-high 15 points from Tevin Calhoun on 63% shooting in 18 minutes. Westley Hinton had nine points and added five rebounds. For the Ragin Cajuns, Alan-Michael Thompson got 11 points and five rebounds. The next game will be on Thursday, February 7th when Troy (10-13, 5-7 Sun Belt) heads to South Alabama (12-9, 9-4 Sun Belt).

Troy Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 2:51 left to go.
  • The last time Troy started the season 10-13 was 2007.
  • Troy beat the spread by 19.0 points. That makes the 13th time this season the Trojans have beaten the spread.
  • Troy has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) when opponents record 7 or fewer assists.
  • Troy has won 80% of the time this season (4-1) after holding an opponent to under 37.7% field goal percentage.
  • The Trojans set a season high for three-point percentage.
  • The last time Troy had a three-point percentage of 50.0% or higher was Feb 25, 2012 against Florida Atlantic.
  • This is the 11th game at home this season--Troy has a 1.0 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two rebounders (Antoine Myers and Ray Chambers) accounted for 42.8% of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more points (37) than the starters (34).
  • Tevin Calhoun has led the team in scoring in 4 out of 23 games this season.
  • Ray Chambers had a career high with a 100% field goal percentage.

Louisiana Game Notes

  • Louisiana lost and did not cover the spread.
  • Bryant Mbamalu accounted for 30.7% of the team's points.
  • Shawn Long accounted for 34.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • Bryant Mbamalu has led the team in scoring 5 times in 24 games this season.
  • Shawn Long has led the team in rebounding 20 times in 24 games this season.
  • Elfrid Payton has 11 straight double-digit point games.
  • Shawn Long recorded the 15th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Shawn Long has grabbed double-digit rebounds in 6 straight games.
  • Alan-Michael Thompson set a career high with a 80% field goal percentage.
ULL PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+A. Thompson321151101
BShawn Long328110023
B-Elfrid Payton361104012
C+Bryant Mbamalu251620002
-Josh Soto5300000
DElridge Moore26051002
-Braylon Lazare5001000
DS. Wronkoski28010101
-Kasey Shepherd5000000
TROY PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATevin Calhoun181511000
AWestley Hinton20950020
AJosh Warren10550101
ARay Chambers291060000
B+Antoine Myers35496304
B+Emil Jones30845203
BDeonata Jethroe12531000
B-Jeff Mullahey15700000
C+Hunter Williams29802101

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