La.-Lafeyette squares off against LSU-Alexandria
LSU-Alexandria vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (2-1)
Cajun Dome, Lafayette, Louisiana; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns will be taking on the Generals of NAIA program LSU-Alexandria. Louisiana-Lafayette is coming off an 84-73 home win over LSU-Shreveport in its most recent game.
STEPPING UP: Theo Akwuba has averaged 18.3 points, 11.3 rebounds and 2.3 blocks this year for Louisiana-Lafayette. Mylik Wilson is also a big contributor, with 14.3 points, 6.3 rebounds and 2.3 steals per game.ACCURATE ADEBUTU: Jordan Adebutu has connected on 50 percent of the six 3-pointers he’s attempted. He’s also converted 87.5 percent of his free throws this season.
DID YOU KNOW: Louisiana-Lafayette went 4-6 overall when facing out-of-conference competition last season. The Ragin’ Cajuns offense scored 73.1 points per contest across those 10 games.