Final
1 2 T
Penguins 29 32 61
Ragin' Cajuns 26 47 73
Points
UL-LAF
23
Assists
YSU
4
Rebounds
UL-LAF
10

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Kobe Julien had 23 points as Louisiana-Lafayette topped Youngstown State 73-61 on Friday night.

Jalen Johnson had 16 points and 10 rebounds for Louisiana-Lafayette (3-1). Cedric Russell added 14 points.

After trailing 29-26 at halftime, the Ragin' Cajuns first took the second-half lead 39-37 on a pair of free throws by Julien at the 12:35 mark. The lead changed hands six times over the next several minutes. A jumper by Julien at 8:40 started an extended 12-2 run that left the Ragin' Cajuns with a 61-52 lead with 2:44 to go. The Penguins missed six shots and had four turnovers during that stretch.

Darius Quisneberry had 18 points for the Penguins (1-2).

Louisiana-Lafayette plays Wyoming on the road on Thursday. Youngstown State takes on NC Central at home on Tuesday.

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