UL Women Wrap-Up Road Trip At Texas St. – Inside the Numbers
UL junior guard Keke Veal
Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajun women’s basketball team is back in action on Saturday, when coach Garry Brodhead’s squad travels to San Marcos, Texas to take on the Texas St. Bobcats in a Sun Belt Conference affair.
Tip-off time is scheduled for 2 o'clock, and you can hear the game on ESPN 1420 & espn1420.com. Catch the pregame, beginning at 1:45 pm.
The game will be the final game of a three-game road trip for the Cajuns, and will be the opening game of a women’s/men’s doubleheader, with the UL men taking on Texas St. at 4:30 pm.
Louisiana, who has won five of their last seven games, lost to South Alabama, 57-47, on Thursday, to fall to 13-6, overall, and 5-5 in league play, while Texas St., who defeated Appalachian St., 67-58, last Saturday, is currently 12-7, and 7-3, respectively.
The Cajuns are out-scoring the opposition, 61.3/57.6, while being out-shot by foes from the floor, 41.3%/36.2%, and out-rebounded, 38.3/37.1.
Louisiana is paced by sophomore guard Jaylin Gordon, who leads the team in scoring, at 13.3 points-per-game, and junior guard Kia Wilridge, who is second on the team in scoring, first in rebounding, and second in assists at 12.8, 5.1, and 2.8, respectively.
The Bobcats are out-scoring the opposition, 63.8/63.1, and being out-shot by foes, 39.5%/37.2%, while holding down a 41.6/39.9 rebounding advantage.
Texas St. is paced by junior guard Erin Peoples, who is averaging 13.8 points, to go along with 6.9 rebounds a contest, and senior guard center Meghan Brauer, who is averaging 11.2 points and 2.0 rebounds-per-game.
Texas St. leads the all-time series, 5-2, including two wins over Louisiana last season.