UL Women On Road To Take On Arkansas St. – Game Preview
Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajun women’s basketball team returns to action on Thursday afternoon, when coach Garry Brodhead’s squad travels to Jonesboro, Arkansas to take on the Arkansas St. Red Wolves in a Sun Belt Conference affair.
Tipoff time is set for 3:05 pm.
You can hear all the play-by-play action on ESPN 1420 & espn1420.com, beginning with the pregame show, at 2:50 pm.
The game will mark the opening game of a day/night, men’s/women’s doubleheader, with the UL men taking on Arkansas St. later in the evening.
The game also marks the second game of a four-game road trip for the Cajuns, who won’t return home until January 21, against South Alabama
Louisiana, who defeated Little Rock, 65-58, on Thursday, is 10-2 on the season, including a 3-0 Sun Belt Conference mark, while Arkansas St., who beat ULM on Thursday night, 66-43, will enter the match-up with an overall record of 9-3, along with a 3-0 conference mark.
The Cajuns are outscoring the opposition, 68.1/54.5, and outshooting them from the floor, 42%/39%, while also holding down a slim 36.4/35.8 rebound advantage.
Louisiana is led by senior guard Keke Veal, who is averaging 16.5 points, to go along with 2.8 rebounds-per-game.
UL also features junior guard Jaylyn Gordon, who is averaging 14.2 points and 4.0 rebounds a contest.
Arkansas St. is being outscoring the opposition, 71.7/59.1, and outshooting opponents, 44%/39%, while also holding down a 37.8/37.0 rebounding advantage.
The Red Wolves are led by senior guard Aundrea Gamble, who is averaging 16.9 points and 4.5 rebounds a contest.