Monyyong leads UALR over Louisiana-Lafayette 78-76 in OT


LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Ruot Monyyong scored 19 points with 16 rebounds, Kris Bankston stole a long, final-possession inbounds pass and  Arkansas-Little Rock held off Louisiana-Lafayette 78-76 in overtime. The win comes 24 hours after the lights failed in the Cajundome, disrupting Little Rock’s final 3-point attempt in a 66-64 loss as officials allowed play to continue. Isaiah Palermo added 17 points for the Trojans, while Markquis Nowell chipped in 15. Nikola Maric had 12 points. Theo Akwuba had 17 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks for the Ragin’ Cajuns. Cedric Russell added 17 points. Brayan Au had 11 points. Mylik Wilson and Dou Gueye scored 10 each.