Dees’ 14 points help La-Lafayette beat UNO 67-57
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP)—David Dees had 14 points and the Louisiana-Lafayette bench outscored New Orleans’ 41-0 as the Ragin’ Cajuns came back from a 13-point deficit to win 67-57 Saturday night.
Randell Daigle added 13 points for ULL (7-7, 4-0 Sun Belt), including two clutch 3-pointers late in the second half and four free throws in the final minute.
Bo McCalebb led all scorers with 26 points for UNO (11-4, 1-2). James Parlow added 13 points before being ejected with two technical fouls late in the game.
UNO led 32-23 at halftime and 36-23 early in the second half.
But Corey Bloom hit two 3-point shots in 30 seconds and Willie Lago hit another to edge ULL ahead 47-46 with 8:23 left.
UNO tied the score at 53-53 with 4:02 left, but Dees converted a 3-point play to move the Cajuns ahead. With 52 seconds left, Daigle hit back-to-back 3-point shots to give ULL a 62-55 lead. He got another four baskets on Parlow’s two technical fouls, making the score 66-57.