Lamar Looks to Cool Off Suddenly Hot Lions’ Squad

With an impressive victory at New Orleans, one which saw the Cardinals shoot better than 50 percent for the game and outrebound the Privateers by 20, LU will now look to close out the current road swing with consecutive wins. The Cardinals (14-11/8-4 SLC) win, along with Nicholls’ loss has moved the Cardinals back into a three-way tie for second in the conference standings. Lamar enters the Monday contest a half game up on Southeastern Louisiana in the standings, but 3.5 games back of McNeese for the overall lead. Since defeating McNeese, Southeastern Louisiana has become the hottest team in the league. The Lions (13-13/8-5 SLC) have won six consecutive games to move within striking distance of second place. The Lions last setback came at the hands of the Cardinals to the tune of a 74-64 decision in Beaumont last month. Monday’s game is slated for a 6 p.m. tip off and will be streamed live on ESPN+.Read More