|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex 6-16, 4-10||38||29||67|
|LSU Alexandria (La.) 23-2, 13-1||62||47||109|
|Feb. 7, 2019|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex||Indv. Leaders||LSU Alexandria (La.)|
|#34 Ruben Monzon - 19||Points||#11 Chris Vickers - 25|
|#34 Ruben Monzon - 10||Rebounds||#15 William Claiborne - 12|
|6 Players - 2||Assists||#23 JaMichael Brown - 11|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex||Team Statistics||LSU Alexandria (La.)|
|33.3% (24 - 72)||Field Goals %||55.8% (43 - 77)|
|20% (6 - 30)||3 Point Field Goals %||35.1% (13 - 37)|
|68.4% (13 - 19)||Free Throws||83.3% (10 - 12)|
|9||2nd Chance Pts||13|
ALEXANDRIA, LA. (Feb. 8, 2019) –The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) men's basketball team was crushed by LSU-Alexandria (LSUA) Thursday night 109-67. The Saints are now 6-16 overall and 4-10 in the Red River Athletic Conference, while LSUA is now 23-2 overall and 13-1 in conference.
Head Coach Chris Dial said, "We struggled in a lot of areas against a very talented team that shot it well. We have a quick turnaround, so focus has to shift to Saturday. We need to attend to the details and refocus on controlling the variables we can control."
The Saints are 2-10 against LSUA – the No. 1 team in the NAIA. Earlier this year, the Saints lost to the general 119-85.
Not too much drama in the game as the Generals took the lead as the game started and never relinquished the lead through the end of the game.
Ruben Monzon (SO/San Diego, Calif.) led the Saints with 19 points and 10 rebounds, while Darrin Minniefield added 12 points.
The Generals were led by Chris Vickers with 25 points, followed by William Claiborne with 18, Phillip Rankin Jr. with 17 and JaMichael Brown with 14.
Inside the box
OLLU combined for 24-of-72 shooting for 33.3 percent, 6-of-30 from beyond the arc for 20.0 percent and 13-of-19 from the charity stripe for 68.4 percent. LSUA was 43-of-77 for 55.8 percent, 13-of-37 in 3-point attempts for 35.1 percent, and 10-of-12 free throws for 83.3 percent.
OLLU collected 35 rebounds, while LSUA tallied 51. OLLU forced 13 turnovers and committed 15.
The Saints will travel to Shreveport for a conference game against the LSU-Shreveport on Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m.