Ragin’ Cajuns Top LSU-Shreveport on the Hardwood
Louisiana's Ragin' Cajun basketball team improved to 2-1 on Saturday afternoon, defeating NAIA opponent LSU-Shreveport by the score of 84-73.
Three different Cajuns finished with double-doubles, helping lead the way.
Junior forward Theo Akwuba was a perfect 6-6 from the field, scoring 17 points to go with 11 boards and 2 blocks.
Senior forward Dou Gueye (pictured) chipped in 17 points and 11 rebounds as well, adding 2 assists, while sophomore guard Mylik Wilson ended the game with 14 points, 10 boards and 7 assists.
A familiar face on LSU-Shreveport led the way for the Pilots as former Ragin' Cajun Kadavion Evans led all scorers with 24, but was 2-9 from beyond the arc.
As a team, the Pilots went 9-31 from three point range, while Louisiana struggled with the 3 ball as well, going 6-26.
Louisiana dominated on the boards though, out rebounding LSU-Shreveport 50-33.
Next up for the Cajuns, a home matchup this Tuesday against the LSU-Alexandria Generals. Tip-off from the Cajundome is set for 6:00, with pregame on ESPN1420 and NewsTalk 96.5 KPEL-FM beginning at 5:30.