Cajuns, Dukes Battle in Pittsburgh (Listen on 96.5 KPEL)
Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns basketball team opens the first of a two game road trip Saturday night when they take on Duquesne (3-2) at the A. J. Palumbo Center (4,404) in Pittsburgh.
Because of the Louisiana-Arizona football game, Saturday's game will be heard on 96.5 KPEL-FM.
The Cajuns (3-3) are coming off a 2-1 performance in the Beryl Shipley Classic last weekend. The Dukes were in a tournament as well, and also finished 2-1, beating the District of Columbia (D-II) and Akron before falling to host Valparaiso.
Sean Johnson (6-2, 195, Jr.) leads the Dukes in scoring 16.6 points per game. He is one of four Dukes averaging in double figures.
Coach Ron Everhart is no stranger to the Ragin' Cajuns. He faced them three times while the head coach at McNeese State. Everhart is 0-3 against the Cajuns.
Louisiana will be without the services of Josh Brown, still not cleared after suffering a concussion last Saturday against Cal State-Fullerton.
Jay Walker has the call Saturday night beginning at 5:30pm.
Cajuns game notes are here.
Dukes game notes are here.