Cajuns Travel To Face Bulldogs
Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajun men’s basketball team returns to the hardwood on Wednesday evening, when coach Bob Marlin’s squad travels to Ruston, Louisiana to take on the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs in non-conference action.
Louisiana is currently 5-2 on the young season, after defeating Northwestern St., 105-74, last Wednesday at the Cajundome.
Louisiana Tech, who defeated Jackson St., 72-61, back on December 1, is 5-1 on the year.
The Cajuns are led by junior guard Elfrid Payton, who is averaging 20.3 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 5.4 assists-per-game, and sophomore forward Shawn Long, who is averaging 20.6 points, 11.6 rebounds, and 3.1 blocks a contest, while the Bulldogs are paced by junior guard Raheem Appleby, who is averaging 16.0 points-per-game.
Louisiana Tech leads the all-time series, 68-56, including a 61-59 win in 2008, in the last match-up in the series.
Tip-off time is scheduled for 6:30.
You can hear all the play-by-play action on ESPN 1420, and espn1420.com, as well as Hot 107.9 FM, and 1079ishot.com, beginning with the pre-game show at 6 o'clock.