Sikes sinks game-winning FT as South Alabama advances
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Rodrick Sikes made one of two free throws with four seconds remaining and eighth-seeded South Alabama held on to upend No. 5 seed Louisiana Lafayette 70-69 in the second round...
Louisiana-Lafayette beats Arkansas St. 90-87 in OT
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Jakeenan Gant had 25 points and blocked the potential tying 3-pointer with 5.5 seconds to go as Louisiana-Lafayette narrowly defeated Arkansas State 90-87 in overtime on...
Russell carries Louisiana-Lafayette past UALR 77-72
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Cedric Russell had a career-high 34 points as Louisiana-Lafayette edged past Arkansas-Little Rock 77-72 on Thursday night.
Appalachian State tops Louisiana-Lafayette 90-80
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Ronshad Shabazz had 20 points as Appalachian State got past Louisiana-Lafayette 90-80 on Sunday.
Hunter Seacat had 16 points and eight rebounds for Appalachian State...
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Jakeenan Gant had 29 points as Louisiana-Lafayette topped Coastal Carolina 83-70 on Thursday night.
Cedric Russell had 14 points for Louisiana-Lafayette (17-11, 8-7 Sun...
Davis lifts Louisiana-Lafayette over Texas-Arlington 76-64
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jerekius Davis had 19 points off the bench to carry Louisiana-Lafayette to a 76-64 win over Texas-Arlington on Thursday night.
Gant lifts Louisiana-Lafayette past Georgia St. 76-72
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Jakeenan Gant had 23 points as Louisiana-Lafayette narrowly beat Georgia State 76-72 on Friday night.
Cedric Russell had 14 points for Louisiana-Lafayette (14-10, 5-6 Sun Belt Conference). Trajan Wesley added 10 points. Marcus Stroman had seven assists and six rebounds for the hosts.
Devin Mitchell had 21 points for the Panthers (16-8, 7-4). D'Marcus Simonds added 19 points and six rebounds. Nelson Phillips had 14 points and six rebounds.
Gant, Stroman each score 21, lead Louisiana past Troy, 86-81
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — JaKeenan Gant and Marcus Stroman each scored 21 points and Louisiana-Lafayette rallied late to beat Troy 86-81 in a Sun Belt battle on Saturday night.
The Ragin' Cajuns won their second straight game, the first time they have put together back-to-back wins since they beat McNeese and Southeastern Louisiana in December.
Hardy leads Louisiana past S Alabama late for 88-84 win
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — JaKeenan Gant scored 28 points with eight rebounds, P.J. Hardy scored 18 and Louisiana-Lafayette beat South Alabama 88-84 on Thursday night.
Hardy's 3-pointer with 2:20 left broke an 80-all tie. He made a key steal 27 seconds later that led to Cedric Russell's 3 and the Ragin' Cajuns (12-7, 3-3 Sun Belt) closed it out shooting 4 of 6 from the foul line in the final 51 seconds. Jerekius Davis finished with 17 points and Russell scored 15 with 5 3s.
Gant scores 45, Louisiana-Lafayette beats Little Rock 75-61
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — JaKeenan Gant had a career-high 45 points on 15-of-21 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds to help Louisiana-Lafayette beat Little Rock 75-61 on Saturday night.
Gant was the first Ragin' Cajuns (10-5, 1-1 Sun Belt Conference) player to score 45 points since Bo Lamar in 1972.
Cedric Russell was 3 of 7 from 3-point range and added 11 points for ULL, which has won eight of its last 10 games. Gant was 4 of 5 from the arc and made all 11 of his free throws.
Miller helps lift Louisiana-Lafayette over New Orleans in OT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Justin Miller scored five of his 10 points in overtime, including a go-ahead free throw, and Louisiana-Lafayette beat New Orleans 77-73 on Wednesday night.
Louisiana-Lafayette beats Virgin Islands 121-80 in opener
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — JaKeenan Gant and Malik Marquetti scored 19 points apiece to lead six Louisiana-Lafayette players in double figures and the Ragin' Cajuns beat Virgin Islands 121-80 Tuesday night.
Jeremy Hayes had 16 points, Jerekius Davis scored 14 and Justin Miller 11. Cedric Russell added 10 points and Marcus Stroman had eight points, eight rebounds, 10 assists and two steals for ULL (1-0).
Marquetti’s career night helps Louisiana beat McNeese 89-78
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Malik Marquetti scored a career-high 17 points with five 3-pointers, JaKeenan Gant added 16 points, and Louisiana made 11 3-pointers in defeating McNeese State 89-78 on Tuesday night.
Frank Bartley IV and Jonathan Stove scored 11 points apiece, Bryce Washington grabbed 11 rebounds, and Louisiana (5-2) scored 28 points off 16 Cowboys' turnovers.
Bartley, Washington lead Louisiana past Savannah St. 115-82
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Frank Bartley scored 21 points, Bryce Washington had 21 points, surpassing 1,000 for his career, and 15 rebounds and Louisiana cruised to a 115-82 victory over Savannah State on Friday.
Bartley was 7 of 16 from the field and made five 3-pointers. Washington was 9-of-11 shooting and now has 1,003 career points. Cedric Russell added 20 points and was 6 of 7 from long range for Louisiana (2-1). JaKeenan Gant chipped in 17 points and Marcus Stroman made a career-high 11 assists.
Louisiana coasts to 113-58 win over Louisiana College
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — P.J. Hardy hit 5 of his 8 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 19 points in 24 minutes and Louisiana had 11 players score in a 113-58 victory over Division III Louisiana College on Tuesday night.
JaKeenan Gant chipped in with 17 points, nine rebounds and four blocks for the Ragin' Cajuns, who topped the century mark in their third straight home opener.
Hardy's 3-pointer capped a 21-2 first-half run and put Louisiana up 32-8. The Cajuns' lead was 57-25 by halftime.