Contact Us

Cajuns Go Up Against Trojans

Photo Courtesy:

UL freshman center Shawn Long


Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajun men’s basketball team returns to the hardwood on Saturday evening, when coach Bob Marlin’s squad will be in Troy,¬†Alabama, to take on the Troy, Trojans, in a Sun Belt Conference affair.

Louisiana rolled to a 105-74 win over North Texas on Thursday night in Lafayette, improving them to 8-15 overall, and 4-8 in Sun Belt Conference play, while Troy currently stands at 9-13 overall, and 4-7 in league play.

Freshman center Shawn Long leads the Cajuns in scoring, averaging 16.3 points, to go along with 10.5 rebounds-per-game, while Troy is paced by senior guard Emil Jones, who is averaging 11.0 points a contest.

This will be the first of two games between the two schools this year, with Troy coming to the Cajundome on February 21.

In the only meeting between the two teams last year, the Cajuns defeated the Trojans, 83-78, in Troy.

Tip-off time will be approximately 7:30 pm.

You can catch all the play-by-play action on Sports Radio ESPN 1420, and, beginning with the pre-game show at 7 o’clock.

Best of ESPN1420

Recommended for You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for The Locker Room quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive The Locker Room contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.