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Sun Belt Tournament - South Alabama Falls 79-68 Against Louisiana-Lafayette - Game Recap

Louisiana-Lafayette earned a 79-68 victory over South Alabama on Saturday, getting 19 points from Theo Akwuba at Hartsell Arena.

Louisiana-Lafayette was a -2.0-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Mylik Wilson had 16 points for Louisiana-Lafayette and Dou Gueye chipped in with 16 points. Mylik Wilson had 6 assists for them, while Theo Akwuba was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.

South Alabama got 16 points from John Pettway in a losing cause and another 14 points from Sam Iorio. Tyreke Locure contributed 7 assists for them, while Jamal West had 7 rebounds.

Louisiana-Lafayette was losing at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

Louisiana-Lafayette won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-25.