Troy vs. LA Lafayette: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Troy vs. LA Lafayette: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Troy 66
(11-17, 2-11 away)
LA Lafayette 76
(11-17, 10-4 home)
Venue: Cajundome
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, February 21, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Troy 26 40 66
LA Lafayette 34 42 76
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Troy D Jethroe 20 D Jethroe 6 E Jones 6
LA Lafayette E Payton 23 S Long 9 E Payton 5

Troy lost on their home court to Louisiana 76-66 in conference play on Thursday, Feb. 21. With the loss, the Trojans tie the season series against Louisiana at 1-1. The Trojans got a career-high 20 points and six rebounds from Deonata Jethroe. Emil Jones had nine points and added six assists. For the Ragin Cajuns, Elfrid Payton got a game-high 23 points and nine rebounds (5 Ast 4 Stl). The next game will be on Saturday, Feb. 23 when Troy (11-17, 6-11 Sun Belt) travels to Arkansas State (17-9, 11-6 Sun Belt).

Troy Game Notes

  • The last time Troy started the season 11-17 was 2007.
  • Troy has lost 82 percent of the time this season (2-9) after recording 32 or fewer rebounds.
  • When the opposition records 76 or more total points this season, Troy has lost 100 percent of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 48.9 percent or better this season, Troy has lost 100 percent of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition records 23 or more free throws made this season, Troy has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • Troy has recorded fewer blocks than their opponents for the past six games.
  • Deonata Jethroe accounted for 30.3 percent of the team's points.
  • Deonata Jethroe has led the team in rebounding in three out of 28 games this season.
  • Hunter Williams has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the first 20-point game of Deonata Jethroe's career.
  • Deonata Jethroe has three straight double-digit point games.

Louisiana Game Notes

  • Elfrid Payton accounted for 30.2 percent of the team's points.
  • Elfrid Payton accounted for 32.1 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Elfrid Payton has led the team in scoring 11 times and in rebounding seven times in 28 games this season.
  • This marks the eighth 20-point game of Elfrid Payton's career.
  • Elfrid Payton has 15 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the second 20-point game of Alan-Michael Thompson's career.
  • Alan-Michael Thompson set career highs with seven field goals made and six three-pointers.
  • Shawn Long has four straight double-digit point games.
TROY PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADeonata Jethroe282060001
AEmil Jones32956102
BHunter Williams371434104
BRay Chambers261550012
CJosh Warren14410011
CJeff Mullahey19140100
C-Westley Hinton12330002
D+Antoine Myers24013201
-Tevin Calhoun8020002
ULL PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Elfrid Payton402395404
AShawn Long361890052
AA. Thompson382001010
C+Kasey Shepherd7510101
CBryant Mbamalu36930003
CElridge Moore26044103
D+S. Wronkoski13100100

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