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Cajuns open final homestand Thursday against Chanticleers

Posted: 3:37 PM, Feb 27, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-27 23:47:54-05

LAFAYETTE (Press Release) – The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team begins its final homestand of the 2018-19 season when it faces Coastal Carolina in a Sun Belt Conference game on Thursday at the Cajundome.

Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. The will be streamed live on ESPN+ with Dan McDonald (pxp) and Eric Mouton (color) on the call. Fans can listen to the game in the Lafayette area on KHXT-FM (107.9) and worldwide on RaginCajuns.com with Jay Walker (PxP) and Ross Cook (color) providing the commentary.

Currently tied with ULM (14-12, 7-7 SBC) and Coastal Carolina (13-13, 7-7 SBC) for fifth-place in the Sun Belt Conference standings, Louisiana (16-11, 7-7 SBC) will look to rebound from a 64-62 setback at league-leader Texas State on Saturday. The Ragin’ Cajuns, who are 9-3 at home this season, closes out their home schedule on Sunday against Appalachian State in a 1:30 p.m. contest.

JaKeenan Gant, ranked fourth in the SBC in scoring and second in rebounds, leads Louisiana in scoring (20.3) and rebounds (8.7) while pacing the league with 2.8 blocks per game. Marcus Stroman (11.7), Jerekius Davis (9.8), Justin Miller (9.3) and Cedric Russell (8.3) are next in scoring for Louisiana.