UL Women Host UC Santa Barbara – Game Preview
Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajun women’s basketball team returns to action on Tuesday morning, when coach Garry Brodhead’s squad plays host to the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos, in a non-conference match-up.
Tipoff time at the Cajundome is set for 11 am.
You can hear all the play-by-play action on ESPN 1420 & espn1420.com, beginning with the pregame show, at 10:45 am.
Louisiana, who defeated Dillard, 84-36, on Saturday, is 6-1 on the young season, while UC Santa Barbara, a member of the Big West Conference, will enter the match-up with an overall record of 1-9, following an 68-50 loss to LSU on Sunday afternoon.
The Cajuns are outscoring the opposition, 70.9/51.9, and outshooting them, 43%/36%, while also holding down a 39.4/37.1 rebound advantage.
Louisiana is led by senior guard Kia Wilridge, who is averaging 14.6 points, to go along with 4.1 rebounds-per-game.
UL also features senior guard Keke Veal and junior guard Jaylyn Gordon, who are both averaging 14.4 points a contest.
UC Santa Barbara is being outscored by the opposition, 73.4/54.9, while also being outshot, 40%/37%, and outrebounded, 39.7/34.3.
The Gauchos are led by sophomore guard Makala Roper, who is averaging 12.4 points and 2.0 rebounds a contest.