LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Cedric Russell scored 26 points, tying his season high, as Louisiana-Lafayette defeated Arkansas State 81-68 on Friday night. Theo Akwuba added 24 points for the Ragin’ Cajuns. Akwuba also had 10 rebounds and three blocks.
Mylik Wilson had 10 points for Louisiana-Lafayette (10-4, 4-3 Sun Belt Conference). Dou Gueye added eight rebounds.
Louisiana-Lafayette scored 54 second-half points, a season high for the team.
Marquis Eaton had 15 points for the Red Wolves (5-7, 2-3). Norchad Omier added 13 points and 10 rebounds. Malcolm Farrington had 11 points.