Williams’ 18 points lifts Louisiana past S. Mississippi

Greg Williams Jr. scored 18 points and Louisiana broke it open in the second half on the way to a 66-45 win on Friday night.

Up 29-23 at halftime, the Ragin’ Cajuns (2-0) turned a 39-36 lead with 8:27 remaining into a 54-39 advantage in just under a five-minute span.

Jordan Brown scored 11 with nine rebounds and Kobe Julien scored 10.

Isaih Moore scored 19 shooting 7 for 11 and Tae Hardy 14 for the Golden Eagles (1-1).

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