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Breaking Down the Gate Crashers: Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns

There is one spot for the teams that aren’t in the Big 5 conferences to make a nationally relevant bowl game. Jerry Palm has it as the Peach Bowl, Phil Steele has it as the Fiesta Bowl. The game itself is up in the air, but there is one fact that doesn’t change: There is only one spot. None of the preseason top 25 teams according to the USA Today media poll were from one of the...
Via Bloguin Best
10 days ago  |  Discuss

UL guard Kevin Brown transfers to UNO

After averaging 5.5 points per game on a team that reached the NCAA tournament in 2013-14, Louisiana guard Kevin Brown has reportedly decided to transfer to New Orleans according to a report Monday by Joshua Parrott of Basketball Times. As a result of his having graduated from Louisiana, Brown will be eligible to play immediately for head coach Mark Slessinger. Joining the New Orleans...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Draft: 76ers Select Elfrid Payton

With the 10th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Philadelphia 76ers select Elfrid Payton, the junior point guard from the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. Payton is a 6-foot-4 point guard with long, lanky arms. Heading into the draft season, Payton was a relatively unknown commodity. Now, he’s one of the most intriguing prospects in the class due to his combination of size, skill...
Via Standing O Sports
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Elfrid Payton Believes Lakers or Kings Will Draft Him

Talk about being confident. This year’s small-college darling, point guard Elfrid Payton, is feeling pretty good about his chances of not only landing in the lottery, but in the top ten overall. Payton was a bit of an unknown heading into the draft process, but strong workouts with several teams has allowed him to vault up draft boards, moving into a likely lottery position after...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Scouting Report – Elfrid Payton

Name:  Elfrid Payton      Age:   20   School: Louisiana-Lafayette Height: 6’4   Weight: 185   Projected Position: PG 2013-14 Stats: 19.2 ppg, 6.0 rpg, 5.9 apg, 2.3 spg, 3.6 tpg, 1.6:1 A/TO (35.9 minutes per game) 50.9 FG%, 60.9 FT%, 25.9 3FG%, 55.1 TS%, 52.4 eFG% 27.6 USG%, 3.6 STL%, 32.9 AST%, 17.2 TOV%, 9.4 TRB%   SKILLS & ATHLETIC BREAKDOWN Offense Penetration...
Via NBA Draft Blog
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Ragin Cajuns Baseball Fans Make LSU Tigers Fans Wear Louisiana-Lafayette Gear

Instead of giving fans of a state rival the business, a group of Ragin Cajuns baseball fans decided to kill them with kindness. A couple of Louisiana-Lafayette fans made their way up the stadium stairs and hand delivered UL gear to two fans in the stands that were wearing LSU shirts. We have to give both [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 2 visits today) The post [Video] Ragin Cajuns...
Via No Coast Bias
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 77 Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns season preview

The 2013 Sun Belt Conference co-champions Louisiana Ragin Cajuns and head coach Mark Hudspeth look to repeat the winning ways from last season. The Ragin' Cajuns have never had a losing season with Hudspeth at the reigns. The program has won three straight New Orleans Bowls and this year's team boast a total of 17 returning starters. Senior quarterback Terrance Broadway...
Via College Football Universe
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

La-Lafayette's Elfrid Payton off to the NBA Draft

Louisiana-Lafayette junior point guard Elfrid Payton is heading to the NBA. Multiple sources told ESPN that the 6-foot-3 floor leader, who could be taken late in the first round of the NBA draft, will make an official announcement on Monday afternoon. Payton developed from a lightly recruited point guard out of Louisiana to one of the top floor leaders in the country. He averaged...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Lafayette ends Arkansas St. streak 85-67

Elfrid Payton scored 22 points and Bryant Mbamalu 19 as Louisiana-Lafayette took control after halftime for an 85-67 come-from-behind victory over Arkansas State on Saturday night. Mbamalu scored seven points - on two layups and a 3-pointer - in a 15-0 run that vaulted Louisiana-Lafayette (17-9, 8-5 Sun Belt) into the lead in the final 17 minutes. Arkansas State went dry for nearly...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UL-Lafayette beats archrival UL-Monroe 66-50

Elfrid Payton scored 28 points, making a career-high 13 field goals on 14 attempts as Louisiana-Lafayette continued its home dominance of Louisiana-Monroe with a 66-50 win on Saturday night. Louisiana-Lafayette (13-9, 4-5 Sun Belt Conference) closed the first half on a 12-1 run, erasing an eight-point deficit to take a 24-21 lead into halftime. The Ragin' Cajuns never trailed...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Lafayette smothers Cent Methodist 90-58

Shawn Long had 26 points with 12 rebounds and Elfrid Payton added 17 points and seven assists as Louisiana-Lafayette rolled past Central Methodist of the NAIA 90-58 on Monday night. The Ragin Cajuns (9-4) pulled away early as Long had a three-point play, two 3-pointers and a jumper to spark a 17-0 run to open the game. Louisiana-Lafayette coasted to a 46-26 halftime advantage and...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

South Alabama routs Louisiana-Lafayette 30-8

Kendall Houston rushed for two short-yardage touchdowns, and South Alabama took advantage of three first half turnovers to rout Louisiana-Lafayette 30-8 Saturday night. Following a 40-yard field goal by Aleem Sunanon, South Alabama (6-6, 4-3 Sun Belt Conference) recovered a fumble on Louisiana-Lafayette's next play from scrimmage and converted it into a 1-yard score by Houston...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Lafayette kicker kicks onside kick to himself

Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns kicker Hunter Stover performed the rare feat of kicking an onside kick to himself.  As impressive as this was, the time he performed it was even more peculiar.  ULL had just scored a touchdown to go ahead 28-24 with 8:07 left in the game against the Akron Zips.  Lucky for him he recovered it, otherwise Akron would have had great field position...
Via Diehardsport
September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Ragin' Cajuns Going Big Time With New Facilities

((ht: coachingsearch.com)) This post is partially for The Lovely Bride, a graduate of Louisiana-Lafayette. Yes, the the University of Louisiana-Lafayette has had (for them) unprecedented success the past two seasons. Both 9-4 seasons led to bowl appearances and wins under current head coach Mark Hudspeth. Seizing on that momentum, the school is reaching for the stars. There...
Via Online Sports Guys
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: New Orleans Bowl - ECU vs. Louisiana-Lafayette

In what certainly isn't a match-up of NFL powerhouses, this year's New Orleans Bowl features the still very young East Carolina and a UDFA-talent filled Louisiana Lafayette. With Melvin White of ULL being the star of the game, he'll be the one to focus on scouting-wise. But there are three other prospects to keep you eyes on.   Melvin White, CB, Louisiana...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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