The Louisiana Ragin Cajuns had an early scare in the contest, but they were able to take their sixth straight ballgame thanks to a big performance from Ty Doucet on the way to a 66-60 win.
How It Happened
Texas State comes out of the gates fast with a 7-0 lead thanks to an early steal from Kennedy Taylor that turned into an open three. The Cajuns fought back after that fast start, but could only cut the lead to five after one quarter of play thanks to a late jumper by Skyler Goodwin
Louisiana dominated early on in the second quarter, going on a 15-4 run. The Bobcats responded with a big finish before halftime thanks to two straight threes by Gabby Standifer in the final 1:10 to take a 30-27 lead into the locker room.
Texas State held onto the lead early in the second half, but Kimberly Burton put the Cajuns out in front as part of a 16-4 run to make a 49-43 ballgame headed into the fourth quarter. It was all Louisiana in the final ten minutes with going up by eight after a layup from Ty Doucet with 2:44 left in regulation all but sealed the deal.
Big Number: 100
The night after reaching the 1,000-point club, Doucet joined another elite club on Saturday. The Ville Platte native became only the third Cajun ever to amass 100 blocks in her career
Player of the Game: Ty Doucet
Doucet padded the stat sheet in the win, leading the way with 15 points, eight boards, and three blocks. Impressive night from her that was punctuated by another historic milestone for the senior/
Next Up: Friday vs Arkansas State; Tipoff at 4 pm