For the second time in three games Lamar University rallies to force a game into overtime, and for the second time Big Red comes up just short as they dropped a 78-71 decision to New Orleans Wednesday at the Montagne Center. The loss marked the team’s first home setback of the season.
Laquarious Paige of WOS and Christian Barrett each scored 16 for LU.
The Cardinals (8-8, 1-2) return to action Saturday when they travel to Conway, Ark., to take on Central Arkansas. The game against the Bears will tip off at 3 p.m. from the Farris Center.