Louisiana-Lafayette 23, Louisiana-Monroe 22
Chris Masson threw for 330 yards and two touchdowns as
Louisiana-Lafayette blocked an extra point late to hold off
Louisiana-Monroe in a 23-22 victory on Saturday.
The Ragin’ Cajuns (3-9, 3-5 Sun Belt Conference) took a 23-13
lead when Masson connected with Ladarius Green for a 5-yard
touchdown with 35 seconds left in the third quarter.
Green finished with six catches for 120 yards for
Louisiana-Lafayette. Masson also threw a 73-yard touchdown to Aaron
Spikes in the second quarter.
Louisiana-Monroe attempted a rally by cutting the lead to one
after a 28-yard field goal by Radi Jabour early in the fourth
quarter and Kolton Browning’s 10-yard touchdown run with 4:55 left
to play. But Jabour’s extra point was blocked by Cooper Gerami.
The Warhawks (5-7, 4-4) got the ball back but Browning’s four
pass attempts fell incomplete to preserve Louisiana-Lafayette’s