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Smith scores 28; Georgia Southern beats UL-Lafayette 81-76

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Ike Smith scored 28 points and Georgia Southern beat Louisiana-Lafayette 81-76 on Saturday night for its fifth straight win. The Eagles took the lead for good with 12:50 left, and had a 10-point lead with five minutes to play. Louisiana-Lafayette used a 15-9 spurt to pull to 75-71 with 30 seconds left. Mike Hughes and Tookie Brown each made a pair of free...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Lafayette tops Louisiana-Monroe 69-60

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Jay Wright scored 16 points, Bryce Washington added 10 more to go with a career-high 21 rebounds and Louisiana-Lafayette held off Louisiana-Monroe for a 69-60 win Saturday night. P.J. Hardy chipped in 14 points and Johnathan Stove had 10 for Louisiana-Lafayette (12-4, 2-1 Sun Belt), which went cold in the second half and had to scramble to protect its lead...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana-Lafayette surges past New Orleans for 76-71 win

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Jay Wright scored 27 points, including the go-ahead basket with 1:05 remaining then added 3 of 4 foul shots as Louisiana-Lafayette battled past New Orleans 76-71 on Saturday. Freshman Justin Miller added 11 points and Frank Bartley IV 10 for Louisiana-Lafayette (9-3), which closed on an 8-0 run, while Bryce Washington added 14 rebounds. The Ragin' Cajuns owned...
Via Associated Press
December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Jay Wright leads Louisiana-Lafayette to 92-72 win

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) Jay Wright was 7 of 13 from the floor and made 12 of 13 free throws to total 28 points as Louisiana-Lafayette ran away from McNeese State 92-72 on Saturday. Frank Bartley IV had 21 points and Bryce Washington added 10 and grabbed 15 rebounds for Louisiana-Lafayette (6-2), which has won six straight. Johnathan Stove chipped in 20 points. The teams were close...
Via Associated Press
December 03, 2016  |  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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