UL Women On Road To Take On UT-Arlington – Inside The Numbers
UL sophomore guard Jaylin Gordon
Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajun women’s basketball team is back in action on Saturday, when coach Garry Brodhead’s squad travels to Arlington, Texas to take on the UT-Arlington Mavericks in a Sun Belt Conference affair.
Tip-off time is scheduled for 5 o’clock, and you can hear all the play-by-play action on our sister-station, Talk Radio 960 AM & talkradio960.com, beginning with the pregame show at 4:45 pm.
The contest will be the first game of a women’s/men’s doubleheader, with the UL men taking on UT-Arlington about 35 minutes following the completion of the women’s game.
Louisiana, who has won nine of their last 13, defeated Texas St., 64-41, on Thursday, to improve to 17-8, overall, and 9-7 in league play, while UT-Arlington, who defeated Appalachian St., 55-45, on Thursday, is currently 14-10, and 8-7, respectively.
UL is currently in fifth-place in the Sun Belt Conference standings, while UT-Arlington is one-half game behind of UL, in sixth-place.
The Cajuns are out-scoring the opposition, 62.5/58.9, while being out-shot by foes from the floor, 41.1%/36.1%, and out-rebounded, 38.6/37.7.
Louisiana is paced by sophomore guard Jaylin Gordon, who leads the team in scoring, at 14.3 points-per-game, and junior guard Keke Veal, who is second on the team in scoring, and first in assists, at 13.4 and 3.5, respectively.
The Mavericks are out-scoring the opposition, 60.0/53.8, while out-shooting foes from the floor, 39.4%/35.8%, and holding down a 38.1/35.4 rebounding advantage.
UT-Arlington is paced freshman center Rebekah Van Dijk, who is averaging 12.9 points and 10.3 rebounds-per-game, and senior guard Chaun Williams, who is averaging 9.1 points and 3.5 rebounds a contest.
The Mavericks defeated the Cajuns, 57-51, back on February 7 in Lafayette.