Cajuns Battle Broncos
UL senior guard Bryant Mbamalu (left) with head coach Bob Marlin
Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajun men’s basketball team returns to the hardwood on Sunday afternoon, as coach Bob Marlin’s squad takes on the Boise St. Broncos, in non-conference action in Boise, Idaho.
Louisiana lost to Texas Southern, 74-71, in overtime on Friday night, dropping them to 1-1 on the year, Boise St. defeated Oakland, 88-80, last Wednesday, to improve to 2-0 on the young season.
The Cajuns are led by freshman center Shawn Long, who is averaging 17.0 points-per-game, while senior guard Bryant Mbamalu checks in at 16.5 ppg.
The Broncos are paced by sophomore forward Anthony Drmic, who is averaging 18.0 points, along with 7.0 rebounds a contest.
Louisiana leads the all-time series, 2-0, including a 83-80 back in 1993, the last time the two schools have met.
Tip-off time is scheduled for 2 o’clock (cdt).
You can hear all the play-by-play action on Sports Radio ESPN 1420, and espn1420.com, beginning with the pre-game show at 1:30 pm.