Washington leads Louisiana to 73-63 win over Texas State
Louisiana (22-4, 12-1) has won 12 of its last 13 games and remains atop the Sun Belt Conference standings, holding a two-game lead over Georgia State, which holds the only conference win over the Ragin’ Cajuns, beating them 106-92 last week.
Washington, who recorded his 11th double-double of the season, had 13 points in the first half as the Ragin’ Cajuns roared out to a 34-24 halftime advantage and pushed their lead to 52-36 at the 12:51 mark. Texas State rallied to close to 60-55 following Shelby Adams 3-pointer with 4:21 left. Louisiana responded with six unanswered points and made five free throws down the stretch to seal the win.