|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex 8-17/4-11||27||46||73|
|LSU Alexandria (La.) 23-4/15-0||49||54||103|
|Feb. 15, 2020|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex||Indv. Leaders||LSU Alexandria (La.)|
|#32 Marlon Williams - 16||Points||#11 Chris Vickers - 22|
|#32 Marlon Williams - 7||Rebounds||#24 Carlos Coleman - 13|
|#10 Darin Minniefield - 3||Assists||#24 Carlos Coleman - 3|
|Our Lady of the Lake (Tex||Team Statistics||LSU Alexandria (La.)|
|40.3% (29 - 72)||Field Goals %||41.8% (33 - 79)|
|24% (6 - 25)||3 Point Field Goals %||28.6% (10 - 35)|
|50% (9 - 18)||Free Throws||87.1% (27 - 31)|
|8||2nd Chance Pts||24|
ALEXANDRIA, LA. (Feb. 15, 2020) – The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) men's basketball team lost 120-83 against No. 8-ranked LSU-Alexandria (LSUA) today. The Saints drop to 8-17 overall and 4-11 in the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC). The Generals move to 23-4 overall and 15-0 in conference.
Head Coach Chris Dial said, "There was a small margin of error for us on this road trip and we didn't play with enough intensity to overcome that today. We fought and competed with more energy in the second half, but it was tough against the No. 8-ranked team in the country. Our job now is to do everything we can to protect our home court in these next three games."
The Saints are 2-11 against LSUA and have lost the previous five games.
The Saints were held to 27 points in the first half. OLLU turned the ball over nine times and shot 36.4 percent from the field. Victor Roper (FR/San Antonio, Texas) had eight points at the half and the Generals led 49-27.
OLLU performed well in the second half by scoring 46 points, but it wasn't enough to keep up with the Generals high powered offense. LSUA shot 41.8 percent from the field and created 16 turnovers. Marlon Williams (JR/Jacksonville, Fla.) led the Saints in scoring and rebounds. The Saints have dropped four straight conference matchups.
Williams led the Saints with 16 points, followed by Michael Saladin (SR/Beaumont, Texas) with 14. Williams tallied a team-high seven rebounds. Darin Minniefield (JR/Houston, Texas) led the Saints with three assists.
Chris Vickers led the Generals with 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for a double-double. Carlos Coleman led the team with 13 rebounds and scored 10 points for a double-double as well. Coleman tallied a team-high three assists.
Inside the box
OLLU combined for 29-of-72 shooting for 40.3 percent, 6-of-25 from three-point range for 24 percent and 9-of-18 from the free-throw line for 50 percent. LSUA shot 33-of-79 for 41.8 percent, 10-of-35 three pointers for 28.6 percent and 27-of-31 from the free-throw line for 87.1 percent.
The Saints grabbed 42 rebounds while the Generals collected 52. OLLU forced eight turnovers and committed 16.
The Saints return home to play Texas A&M University-Texarkana on Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m.