UL Monroe visits Louisiana following Locure’s 24-point game

UL Monroe Warhawks (11-16, 7-7 Sun Belt) at Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (20-6, 10-4 Sun Belt)

Lafayette, Louisiana; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: UL Monroe visits the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns after Tyreke Locure scored 24 points in UL Monroe’s 76-67 loss to the Southern Miss Golden Eagles.

The Ragin’ Cajuns are 11-0 on their home court. Louisiana averages 79.3 points while outscoring opponents by 8.1 points per game.

The Warhawks are 7-7 in conference play. UL Monroe is ninth in the Sun Belt scoring 68.5 points per game and is shooting 41.8%.

TOP PERFORMERS: Greg Williams Jr. averages 2.1 made 3-pointers per game for the Ragin’ Cajuns, scoring 14.4 points while shooting 42.3% from beyond the arc. Jordan Brown is averaging 19.6 points and 8.1 rebounds over the last 10 games for Louisiana.

Jamari Blackmon is averaging 14 points, 3.3 assists and 1.5 steals for the Warhawks. Locure is averaging 13.9 points over the last 10 games for UL Monroe.

LAST 10 GAMES: Ragin’ Cajuns: 8-2, averaging 76.6 points, 33.2 rebounds, 14.2 assists, 7.3 steals and 2.3 blocks per game while shooting 48.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 70.7 points per game.

Warhawks: 4-6, averaging 64.9 points, 32.7 rebounds, 11.0 assists, 5.9 steals and 2.8 blocks per game while shooting 39.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.0 points.


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