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UL-Lafayette edges UL-Monroe with half-court buzzer beater

MONROE, La. (AP) Jay Wright scored 28 points and Johnathan Stove sank a half-court buzzer beater to lift Louisiana-Lafayette to an 85-84 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday. Trailing most of the game, UL-Lafayette stayed close and cut the deficit to 84-82 with a pair of free throws from Kadavion Evans with four seconds left. UL Monroe's Roderick Taylor was fouled but missed...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

LA-Lafayette’s Departing Offensive Leaders

The Ragin’ Cajuns must replace three seniors who led the team in passing, rushing, and receiving in 2016. Leadership is an intangible quality that veteran players bring to their teams. For many programs, seniors are the source of leadership and they are invaluable to the success of each season. With this in mind, finding playmakers on the offensive side of the ball will be vital...
Via Underdog Dynasty
10 days ago

Washington's 19th double-double leads UL-Lafayette to win

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Bryce Washington had 25 points, 13 rebounds and four assists to help Louisiana-Lafayette beat South Alabama 87-61 on Monday night. It was Washington's 19th double-double of the season. Louisiana led by nine points at halftime and scored nine of the first 11 points of the second half for a 46-30 lead. Washington had four points during the run and Frank Bartley...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hughes has 20 as Ga. Southern holds off Louisiana-Lafayette

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) Mike Hughes had six of his 20 points in the final minutes and Georgia Southern held off Louisiana-Lafayette 74-70 on Monday night to remain tied atop the Sun Belt Conference. The Ragin' Cajuns led for most of the second half until Hughes drilled a 3-pointer to go ahead 68-66 with 2:02 remaining in the game. Hughes followed with a steal, a layup and a free...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bartley's 20 leads Louisiana-Lafayette over UALR, 88-82

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Frank Bartley IV scored 16 of his 20 points in the first half to lead Louisiana-Lafayette to an 88-82 win over Arkansas-Little Rock on Saturday night. It was the second time this season the Ragin' Cajun's have beaten the defending Sun Belt Conference champs. They rolled over them 69-52 on January 2. Jerekius Davis had 17 points, Bryce Washington added 13 and...
Via Associated Press
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Wright, Bartley lift UL Lafayette over Texas St. 79-73

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Jay Wright scored 23 points, Frank Bartley IV finished with 20, and the two combined to shoot 16 for 22 from the floor to help Louisiana-Lafayette beat Texas State 79-73 on Saturday night. Louisiana-Lafayette (13-6, 3-3 Sun Belt) took the lead for good early in the game when Bartley broke a 16-all tie with a 3-pointer 9:38 before halftime. Later, Justin...
Via Associated Press
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Video: Louisiana-Lafayette Strength Coach Puts Team Through One Of The Most Bizarre Workouts You’ll Ever See

We’ve seen some pretty intense summer workouts from various college football programs already this off-season, but this one from Louisiana-Lafayette has to be the strangest. A Ragin’ Cajun strength coach posted video of a number of players doing squat holds against a wall, with 45 pound weights on their laps, while a coach walked over them like a human bridge. You need to watch...
Via College Spun
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Jay Wright says he plans to stay at Villanova

Despite rumors that Jay Wright has emerged as the top choice to become the head coach of the Phoenix Suns, he says he doesn’t intend to leave Villanova but didn’t completely rule out the possibility of going to the NBA. “I can say right now that in my mind I plan to stay at Villanova,” Wright said Friday in an exclusive interview with ESPN.com’s Dana O’Neil. “But...
Via The Sports Daily
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Villanova blows out Oklahoma, head coach Wright feels bad for Sooners

Jay Wright’s Villanova Wildcats blew the doors of Oklahoma in one of the most impressive Final Four victories in history, but the coach still had empathy for his opponent. “That was just one of those nights,” Wright said of his team’s hot shooting in an interview with TBS’ Tracy Wolfson after the game. “I feel bad for Oklahoma; we’ve all had those nights. They’ve...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Quarterback Brooks Haack leaving Ragin’ Cajuns football

For Brooks Haack, the time is now. He’s 23, facing his last year of eligibility as a fifth-year senior. He was also replaced after eight games, by the team’s third-string quarterback Jordan Davis. For most college athletes, the pros are not a reality. Your “pro” experience, is four or five years with a program. Your pay: memories that last a lifetime. Haack and the 4-8 Cajuns...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ragin’ Cajuns lose WR Jared Johnson for 2015 season

The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns lost a big part of their receiving for the 2015 season. The team lost wide receiver Jared Johnson after he tore a tendon in his left knee during fall training camp. According to College Football Talk, Johnson, who was listed as the number two receiver on the depth chart, was injured during a practice on Saturday this past weekend. Head coach...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Louisiana-Lafayette’s James Butler made a fantastic one-handed diving catch

It’s Monday, and we are still catching up on all of the bowl games from this weekend. Check out this fantastic catch by Louisiana-Lafayette’s James Butler in the Ragin Cajuns 16-3 win over Nevada….
Via The Student Section
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: UL-Lafayette’s James Butler Had One Of The Best Catches We’ve Seen This Year

The bowl season just started, but it’s hard to imagine that someone will have a catch that is better than the one we saw earlier today by UL-Lafayette’s James Butler. Ragin’ Cajuns QB Terrance Broadway dropped back, looked for Butler, and appeared to throw the ball just wide of his 6-foot-3 receiver. However, Butler laid out and reeled the ball in with his left hand. It is...
Via College Spun
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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 The Student Section
August 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

Elfrid Payton Leaves Louisiana-Lafayette For NBA Draft

Elfrid Payton is leaving Louisiana-Lafayette for the 2014 NBA Draft after his junior season. Payton could become a late first round pick. Payton developed from a lightly recruited point guard out of Louisiana to one of the top floor leaders in the country. Several NBA executives told ESPN.com that Payton is likely to be selected somewhere in the 25 to 40 range.
Via RealGM
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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