LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — After winning five of seven games, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock's men's basketball team must win at Louisiana-Lafayette to guarantee itself a berth in the Sun Belt tournament.

UALR takes 13-16 record into Thursday's contest, and an 8-11 conference mark. ULL is 17-12 and 11-7.

UALR has won three of 11 games on the road this season while the Ragin' Cajuns have lost just three of 14 home games. ULL has also won two in a row in the series, including an 83-79 victory at Little Rock in December.

Josh Hagins leads the Trojans with 12.1 and 2.9 assists per game. Roger Woods leads UALR with 6.6 rebounds per game.

Half of UALR's losses have been by five points or less, with half of those in overtime.