UL Women Close Out Season At Arkansas St. – Inside The Numbers
UL senior guard Robbie Brown
Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajun women’s basketball team is back in action on Saturday, when coach Garry Brodhead’s squad travels to Jonesboro, Arkansas to take on the the Arkansas St. Red Wolves in a Sun Belt Conference affair.
Tip-off time is scheduled for 3:05 pm, and you can hear all the play-by-play action on our sister-station Talk Radio 960 AM & talkradio960.com, beginning with the pregame show at 2:50 pm.
The game marks the final regular season game of the year for Louisiana.
In addition, the contest will be the first game of a women’s/men’s spilt-doubleheader, with the UL men taking on Arkansas St. at 7:05 pm.
Louisiana, who has won 10 of their last 16, fell to UALR, 68-66, in their home finale on Thursday night, dropping to 18-10, overall, and 10-9 in league play, while Arkansas St. who beat South Alabama, 70-60, on Thursday, is currently 20-9, and 15-4, respectively.
UL is currently tied for fifth-place with UT-Arlington in the Sun Belt Conference standings, while Arkansas St. is in second place.
The Cajuns are out-scoring the opposition, 61.9/58.3, while being out-shot by foes from the floor, 41.7%/36.3%, and out-rebounded, 38.0/36.8.
Louisiana is paced by sophomore guard Jaylin Gordon, who leads the team in scoring, at 13.8 points-per-game, and junior guard Keke Veal, who is second on the team in scoring, and first in assists, at 13.7 and 3.3, respectively.
The Red Wolves are out-scoring the opposition, 71.6/64.6, while out-shooting foes from the floor, 44.8%/41.6%, and holding down a 36.7/36.6 rebounding advantage.
Arkansas St. is paced junior guard Aundrea Gamble, who is averaging 19.3 points and 5.3 rebounds-per-game, and junior guard Khadija Brown-Haywood, who is averaging 11.2 points and 5.6 rebounds a contest.
The Cajuns will be shooting for the two-game season sweep, after defeating Arkansas St., 69-57, back on January 22 in Lafayette.