Maric leads Little Rock past Louisiana-Lafayette 69-59

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Nikola Maric had 17 points as Arkansas-Little Rock snapped its seven-game losing streak, defeating Louisiana-Lafayette 69-59 on Saturday.

Ben Coupet Jr. had 14 points for Arkansas-Little Rock (11-14, 7-11 Sun Belt Conference). Marko Lukic added 13 points. Marko Andric had nine points and six rebounds.

Cedric Russell had 13 points for the Ragin’ Cajuns (16-8, 10-7). Ty Harper added 12 points. Devin Butts had 10 points. Theo Akwuba had a career-high 16 rebounds plus 10 points and three blocks.

Mylik Wilson, who was second on the Ragin’ Cajuns in scoring (13.0 ppg), scored six on 1 of 7 shooting.

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