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Louisiana Edged By ULM In Sun Belt Hoops, 83-77

MONROE – ULM's Erie Olonade scored 12 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:29 remaining, and Michael Ertel added six free throws in the final minute as the Warhawks defeated the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns, 83-77, in a Sun Belt Conference game on Saturday at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

Ertel scored 16 of his game-high 22 points in the second half as ULM (9-18, 5-13 Sun Belt) won its third game in the last four contests. Louisiana, which was led by Trajan Wesley's career-high 16 points, dropped to 11-17 overall and 6-11 in Sun Belt play.

With the teams battling through a second half that featured 13 lead changes and seven ties, neither team led by more than four points after Olonade hit a 3-pointer with 11:45 remaining which cut the Louisiana lead to 55-54.