ALEXANDRIA, La (KALB) - Seniors Chris Vickers and JR Adams each set individual records Thursday night while two more team records fell, pushing LSUA men's basketball to a 56-point win, 128-72, over Huston-Tillotson in Red River Athletic Conference action at The Fort.
How it Happened:
-LSUA opened the game by scoring the first 11 points, making its first 10 shot attempts, and mounting a 20-point lead in less than six minutes of action.
-The scoring barrage continued throughout the first half with the Generals netting 16 three-pointers in the first half, including six from JR Adams and five from Chris Vickers. LSUA shot 58 percent from the field in the first half and led by 44 points at the break (70-26).
-In the second half, Chris VIckers again connected from downtown and became LSUA's all-time leader in three-point field goals made.
-By the 12:52 mark in the second half, the Generals lead had grown to 50 points, and it never dipped below the half-century mark.
-JR Adams finished with 41 points, a new single-game record for LSUA men's basketball, on a 15-for-21 shooting performance, including an eight-for-13 clip from three-point range.
-Senior Montrey Thomas, Jr. posted his first career collegiate triple double, totaling 21 points, 14 rebounds, and 10 assists.
-The Generals set team single-game records for points scored with 128 (previous record was 124) and for 3FG made with 22 (previous record was 18).
-LSUA connected on 56.6% of its field goal attempts in the game.
What's Being Said:
"I am very proud of our players' effort from the beginning tonight. Credit our players for getting each other involved and putting their teammates in the proper places to make it look so easy. Hopefully we can take that play and take it into the game on Saturday against Our Lady of the Lake and have another fun but fierce game on defense."-- Head Coach Larry Cordaro
Saturday, February 15 | Our Lady of the Lake | Alexandria, La.