Cajuns Hold Annual Postseason Basketball Banquet
After winning a school record 27 games during the 2017-18 season, there was plenty to celebrate Monday night at the annual Ragin' Cajuns Basketball Postseason Banquet, held at the City Club.
The Louisiana basketball team won the regular season Sun Belt Championship with a 16-2 record, setting a record for most conference wins in a season.
The five Cajuns' seniors, Bryce Washington, Jonathan Stove, Frank Bartley IV, Jacob Broussard and Larenz Stalcup were all recognized for their leadership during the season and all five spoke about their experience as Ragin' Cajuns.
Superlative awards were also handed out:
Academic Achievement Award: Mason Aucoin
Beryl Shipley Leadership Award: Jonathan Stove
Outstanding offensive player: Frank Bartley
Outstanding defensive player: JaKeenan Gant
Rebounding Award: Bryce Washington
Most Valuable Player: Frank Bartley
The players all received their NIT watches as well as a commemorative book that covered the entire season, beginning with their trip to Cuba last summer.
A silent auction and live auction were also held for memorabilia.