LAFAYETTE, La. -- Andre Fox had 14 points off the bench to lift South Alabama to a 60-57 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Thursday night.
Chad Lott's jumper with 1:16 left gave the Jaguars a 60-54 lead. Cedric Russell cut it to three for Louisiana-Lafayette with a 3-pointer with 57 seconds left and Jalen Johnson missed a 3-point attempt that would have tied it with three seconds left.
Mylik Wilson had 17 points and seven rebounds for the Ragin' Cajuns (5-9, 0-3), whose losing streak reached six games. Dou Gueye added 14 points and nine rebounds. Russell had 12 points and six assists.
Jalen Johnson was held to 4 points. The Ragin' Cajuns' leading scorer coming into the matchup at 16 points per game, he was 0 of 6 from 3-point range.
South Alabama plays Louisiana-Monroe on the road on Saturday. Louisiana-Lafayette plays Troy at home on Saturday.
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