Dons survive against Louisiana-Lafayette 71-70

November 14, 2011, 5:21 am
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SAN FRANCISCO -- Cody Doolinscored a go-ahead layup with 16.9 seconds remaining and San Franciscosurvived a buzzer-beating tap-in attempt to beat Louisiana-Lafayette71-70 Sunday in the final game of the Hilltop Challenge.Angelo Caloiaroscored 18 points and added 10 rebounds as the Dons (2-1) held on to wina game that featured 12 lead changes in the final 15:45.Doolin, who finished with 15 points,scored the game-winner after four consecutive free throws by ElfridPayton had given Louisiana-Lafayette a 70-69 lead with 42 secondsremaining.The Ragin Cajuns' last possession - abaseline inbounds pass with 0.1 seconds left - ended when KadeemColeby's tip rolled along the back of the rim and fell out of thecylinder.J.J. Thomas led Louisiana-Lafayette (1-2) with 15 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Payton had 14 points and six assists.

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