UL Women Travel To Take On Georgia Southern – Inside The Numbers
Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajun women’s basketball team is back in action on Thursday afternoon, when coach Garry Brodhead’s squad travels to Statesboro, Georgia to take on the Georgia Southern Eagles in a Sun Belt Conference affair.
Tip-off time is scheduled for 4 o’clock, and you can hear the game on ESPN 1420 & espn1420.com, beginning with the pregame show at 3:45 pm.
The game will mark the third conference road game of the year for the Cajuns, and will be the opening game of a day/night, women’s/men’s doubleheader, with the UL men taking on Georgia Southern about 35 minutes following the women’s tilt.
Louisiana, who defeated Georgia St., 68-52, last Thursday, is 9-4, overall, and 1-3 in league play, while Georgia Southern, who defeated South Alabama, 67-53, last Saturday, is currently 4-9, and 1-3, respectively.
Following tonight’s game, UL will play their next three at home.
The Cajuns are out-scoring the opposition, 60.8/57.1, while being out-shot by foes from the floor, 40.3%/36.9%, and out-rebounded 37.8/36.6.
Louisiana is paced by sophomore guard Jaylin Gordon, who leads the team in scoring, at 14.3 points-per-game, and junior guard Kia Wilridge, who is second on the team in scoring, rebounding, and assists at 12.8, 4.8, and 2.8, respectively.
The Eagles are being out-scored by the opposition, 69.0/62.2, out-shot by foes, 40.2%/38.1%, and out-rebounded, 41.7/39.1.
Georgia Southern is paced by sophomore guard Angel McGowan, who is averaging 11.9 points, to go along with 2.6 rebounds a contest, and sophomore forward Patrice Butler, who is averaging 10.9 points and 4.4 rebounds-per-game.
This will mark the first-ever meeting between the two schools.