LAFAYETTE, La. -- — 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 on Saturday.
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. Monyyong made 9 of 11 foul shots and Palermo 7 of 9 as the Trojans were 22 of 30 at the line.
The win Arkansas-Little Rock (7-4, 3-1) alone atop the Sun Belt's West Division with Louisiana-Lafayette in a crowd behind at 2-2.
In two games Friday and Saturday the teams each scored 142 points with 23 ties and 32 lead changes.
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