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Louisiana-Lafayette beats Louisiana-Monroe 72-65 in overtime

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Shawn Long scored a season-high 28 with 17 rebounds and Johnathan Stove had 13 points to help Louisiana-Lafayette slip past Louisiana-Monroe 72-65 in overtime Tuesday night for its seventh-straight win. Long made a career-high 11 free throws on 16 attempts. He has 15 double-doubles this season and 67 in his career. The Ragin' Cajuns (12-8, 8-3 Sun Belt) outscored...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Long helps Louisiana-Lafayette top Texas-Arlington 90-75

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Shawn Long scored 22 points, collected 12 rebounds and tallied six blocks, helping Louisiana-Lafayette to a 90-75 win over Texas-Arlington on Saturday. Long was 6 of 10 from the field and made all 10 free-throw attempts. He notched his 14th double-double this season and 66th of his career for Louisiana-Lafayette (11-8, 7-3 Sun Belt), which has won six in a...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Long reaches 2,000, Louisiana-Lafayette beats Troy 88-65

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Shawn Long passed 2,000 career points and finished with 20 points, 14 rebounds and three blocks on Saturday night to help Louisiana-Lafayette beat Troy 88-65. Long became the sixth player in school history to reach the scoring milestone, doing so on his first basket of the game. He also recorded his 64th career double-double. The Ragin' Cajuns (9-8, 5-3 Sun...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern State adds transfer QB Haack

(STATS) - Northwestern State coach Jay Thomas said Friday former Louisiana-Lafayette quarterback Brooks Haack has joined the Southland Conference program as a graduate transfer. Two linebackers Nick Pierotti, from national champion City College of San Francisco, and Tremaine Whitley, from Navarro (Texas) Community College, also have joined the Demons, giving them seven junior college...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  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

Alford scores 27, No. 22 UCLA tops Louisiana-Lafayette 89-80

LOS ANGELES (AP) Bryce Alford scored a season-high 27 points for No. 22 UCLA as the short-handed Bruins posted their fifth consecutive victory, holding off Louisiana-Lafayette 89-80 Tuesday night. UCLA (8-3) played minus starting center Thomas Welsh, out with a stomach virus, and reserve Prince Ali, who bruised his left knee against Gonzaga on Saturday night. Tony Parker and...
Via Associated Press
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico State heads to Louisiana-Lafayette seeking 3rd straight win

With a two-game winning streak and an extra week of preparation following its second bye, New Mexico State heads to Lafayette, La., to  take on UL-Lafayette in a Sun Belt Conference game at 3 p.m. on Saturday. The Aggies (2-7, 2-3 Sun Belt) are coming off a 31-21 road win at Texas State, fueled by sophomore Larry Rose III's 292 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns. Rose ran for...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 20, 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

Louisiana-Lafayette And Arkansas State Unveil Alternate Helmets For #FunBelt Action

The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns and the Arkansas State Red Wolves unveiled dueling alternate helmets and jerseys for their #FunBelt matchup on Tuesday night. Both helmets are pretty sweet, but the Ragin Cajuns get the win with their oversized Fleur De Lis. [@coachingsearch] [@gschwendt] [@PhilHecken] The post Louisiana-Lafayette And Arkansas State Unveil Alternate Helmets For...
Via Diehardsport
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ole Miss Rebels vs. Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

getty images The Ole Miss Rebels will be hosting the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns on Saturday. No. 14 Ole Miss (2-0) will look to continue to pile up wins while Louisiana-Lafaeyette (1-1) has shown a knack for scoring early on this season. Coverage of the game between Ole Miss and La-Lafayette will air on the SEC Network beginning at 4:00 pm ET from Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in...
Via Tireball.com
September 13, 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

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

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 led the...
Via College Football Universe
May 27, 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

2014 Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference Team

The 2014 Preseason All-Sun Belt Conference Team by College Football Universe is released. Louisiana-Lafayette racked up the most first team players with six while Arkansas State is a close second at five. Other schools represented by first team players are South Alabama (four), ULM (four) Troy (two), Texas State (two), Appalachian State (one), and Idaho (one). Louisiana quarterback...
Via College Football Universe
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bowl previews part one

Here is part one of the 2013 bowl previews that will be released over the next few days. Each bowl is previewed with bowl information, point spread, notes, picks, key statistics, and impact players. The six games below are listed in chronological order. Stay tuned for the release of the remaining previews. Gildan New Mexico Bowl Sat., Dec. 21 / 2 p.m. Washington State...
Via College Football Universe
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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