Ark.-Little Rock nips La.-Lafayette 72-70 in OT
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP)—D’Andre Williams scored a career-high 24 points and Chuck Guy hit a last-second 3-pointer in regulation as Arkansas-Little Rock edged Louisiana-Lafayette 72-70 in overtime Thursday night.
It was the fourth straight win for the Trojans (12-13, 9-2 Sun Belt Conference) and snapped a four-game winning streak by Louisiana-Lafayette (14-12, 8-4). It also avenged a 68-49 home loss to the Ragin’ Cajuns on Jan. 19.
Williams, who led the Trojans in scoring for the fifth straight game, hit 7 of 16 field goal attempts and 10 of 13 free throws. He had five assists and one turnover.
Arkansas-Little Rock made two treys in the last 10 seconds of regulation, the second by Guy with eight-tenths of a second left. The Trojans were aided by five missed free throws by the Ragin’ Cajuns in the last minute of regulation. Williams scored the first two points in overtime and the Trojans held on.