BOONE, N.C. -- Freshman Mylik Wilson scored 21 of his career-high 30 points in the second half and Louisiana-Lafayette rallied to beat Appalachian State 81-73 on Monday night for its second largest comeback win under coach Bob Marlin.
Jalen Johnson scored 13 points with 10 boards for the Ragin' Cajuns (7-9, 2/3 Sun Belt), who trailed by as many as 15 in the first half and 46-39 at halftime, but pulled ahead on a 17-3 run for a 76-64 lead with 4:03 left.
Justin Forrest scored 21 points and Isaac Johnson and Michael Bibby added 12 apiece for the Mountaineers (9-7, 3-2), who were outrebounded 40-31. Adrian Delph scored 11 points and O'Showen Williams made seven assists.
Louisiana-Lafayette plays Georgia State on the road on Thursday. Appalachian State faces Texas-Arlington on the road on Thursday.
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