Cajuns Take Care of Warhawks, 83-76
The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns got a combined 44 points from Marcus Stroman and JaKeenan Gant to take an 83-76 win over the ULM Warhawks Saturday night at the Cajundome before 5,041 fans.
Marcus Stroman led the Cajuns with 22 points and nine assists in the game, while JaKeenan Gant added 20 points. P. J. Hardy contributed ten points, including a pair of clutch three pointers in the win.
Daison Smith led ULM with 25 points,, but the senior guard made must 9-22 from the field and 3-11 from the free throw line. Travis Munnings added 18 points and nine rebounds, while Michael Ertel chipped in with 12 points.
The Cajuns shot 50% from the field (29-58) in the contest. The Cajuns took a 12-9 lead in the first half and never trailed again in the contest, leading by as many as 13 points in the second half.
The Cajuns (15-10, 6-6 Sun Belt) moved into a three way tie for fifth place in the win, while ULM fell to 13-11, 6-6 in the league.