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Red Wolves travel to Lafayette tonight for clash with ULL

TIPPING IT OFF: The Arkansas State Red Wolves travel to Lafayette, La. Feb. 17 to take on the Ragin' Cajuns of Louisiana-Lafayette in a 7:00 p.m. Sun Belt Conference game at Earl K. Long Gymnasium. All ASU games may be heard on KWHF 95.9 FM "The Wolf" and through the StateZone portion of AStateRedWolves.com. LiveStats may also be accessed by logging on to AStateRedWolves.com

THE TEAMS: Arkansas State will take the floor Wednesday night with a record of 10-15, including a 5-9 mark in Sun Belt Conference play. The Red Wolves are coming off of a 83-78 overtime loss at Western Kentucky Feb. 10 and are in third place in the SBC-West division standings. Louisiana-Lafayette enters Wednesday night's game at 8-18 on the season, and at 3-11 in league action, the Cajuns are tied for fifth place in the SBC-West standings. ULL will be trying to snap a six-game losing streak Wednesday night, a string of losses that began Jan. 27 when the Red Wolves handed the Ragin' Cajuns a 67-56 loss at the ASU Convocation Center.

THE ULL SERIES: Arkansas State leads the all-time series 38-12 and will be looking for its fifth consecutive win over the Ragin' Cajuns when the two teams meet Wednesday night at Earl K. Long Gymnasium. In the season's first meeting between the two teams, Arkansas State defeated ULL 67-56 Jan. 27 in Jonesboro. The Red Wolves hold an 19-5 advantage in games played in Jonesboro, an 18-6 lead in games played in Lafayette and the series is tied 1-1 in games played on a neutral court. The last Louisiana-Lafayette victory in the series was a 62-59 Ragin' Cajun victory at the Cajundome in Lafayette during the 2006-07 Sun Belt Conference Tournament.

THE COACHES: Arkansas State head coach Brian Boyer is in his 11th season at the helm of the Red Wolves program. Boyer holds a career record of 178-150 and has directed the Red Wolves to the Women's National Invitation Tournament four times, including three of the past six years. Boyer is assisted by Tanya Ray, Rebecca Peoples and Jennifer Sullivan. Errol Rogers stands a 19-67 in his third season at Lafayette.

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