UL Women To Host Youngstown St. In WBI Semifinals
Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajun women’s basketball will play host to the Youngstown St. Penguins on Wednesday in the semifinal round of the Women’s Basketball Invitational.
Tipoff time is scheduled for 5 o’clock at the Cajundome.
Louisiana, the defending champions in the event, defeated Northwestern St. in the opening round, 69-54, before eliminating Stetson in second round action, 56-47.
The Cajuns, the top-seed in the west region, are currently 23-10 on the season, matching their win total from a season ago.
Youngstown St., members of the Horizon League, advanced to the semifinals with home wins over Stony Brook (67-60) and UMBC (67-48).
The Penguins, the second-seed in the west region, will bring an overall mark of 21-12 into the match-up.
The UL/Youngstown St. WBI semifinal game will be the front end of a day/night, men's/women's postseason doubleheader, with the Louisiana Ragin' Cajun men's basketball team hosting a CollegeInsider.com quarterfinal contest at 7:15 pm.
You can hear all the play-by-play action of both games on Sports Radio ESPN 1420 and espn1420.com, beginning with the pregame show at 4:45 on Wednesday.