UL sophomore guard/forward Brooklyn Arceneaux

 

Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajuns women’s basketball team recorded a non-conference home road victory on Sunday afternoon, defeating the Xavier (New Orleans) Gold Nuggets, 62-54, at the Cajundome.

Louisiana led at halftime, 31-25, and then went on to the 8-point win.

The Cajuns out-shot the Gold Nuggets, 41%-33%, and also finished with a 41-39 rebound advantage.

Sylvana Okde led the way for UL, scoring a game-high 19 points, while Braile Fields added 11.

In a losing cause for Xavier, Paige Gauthier scored a 17 points.

With the victory, Louisiana improved to 4-2 on the young season, while Xavier dropped to 4-5.

The Cajuns return to action on Thursday, when they travel to take on Mississippi St.

View the game box score.