The Denver Pioneers took a big lead into halftime on Thursday night and they were able to avoid any drama in the second half against Louisiana-Lafayette. The Ragin' Cajuns were never able to shoot the ball well enough to get themselves back in the game and ultimately fell on the road, 77-52.
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Chris Udofia led Denver with 19 points on 7-9 shooting, while Justin Coughlin scored 14 and Chase Hallam added 13. The Pioneers shot 29-49 from the field, including a 8-21 (38.1%) effort from beyond the three-point line.
Louisiana-Lafayette hit just 17-of-50 shots, though the Ragin' Cajuns did warm up a bit from beyond the arc in the second half. Darshawn McClellan led ULL with 10 points.
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