73° San Marcos
The Student News Site of Texas State University

The University Star




The Student News Site of Texas State University

The University Star

The Student News Site of Texas State University

The University Star

Women’s basketball to face Ragin’ Cajuns on the road

Texas+State+graduate+forward+DaNasia+Hood+%2832%29+shoots+the+ball+over+a+Troy+defender%2C+Thursday%2C+Feb.+2%2C+2023%2C+at+Strahan+Arena.%26%23160%3B

Texas State graduate forward Da’Nasia Hood (32) shoots the ball over a Troy defender, Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023, at Strahan Arena. 

Texas State women’s basketball (19-8, 11-5 Sun Belt) is set to play Louisiana-Lafayette (16-12, 10-6 Sun Belt) at 5 p.m. on Feb. 22 at 5 p.m. inside the Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana.
The Bobcats currently ranked third in the Sun Belt after a 77-57 win at home versus South Alabama. The win leaves the Bobcats with a 13-4 home record on the season with just two conference games left on the road heading into tournament play. 
This is a drastic improvement in comparison to the 2021-22 season where finished 15-14 and 9-6 in the Sun Belt.
In Texas State’s most recent win, senior guard Kennedy Taylor became the Sun Belt Conference’s all-time career assists record holder. Taylor got 11 assists and 13 points in the game to secure a double double. Senior forward Da’ Nasia Hood also contributed 21 points while shooting 8-of-16 from the field.
Taylor is in control of the offense and the Bobcats coming off a 11-of-23 shooting performance from three.
Earlier this season Texas State lost to the Ragin’ Cajuns 71-51 at home. Louisiana-Lafayette guard Destiny Rice held the game high with 21 points and shot 12-for-12 from the free throw line. Louisiana-Lafayette will be coming off a 69-59 road loss against Arkansas State and will look to improve from its current 7th position in Sun Belt rankings.
Tip-off is set for 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22 in the LA Cajundome and the game will be aired on ESPN+.

Donate to The University Star

Your donation will support the student journalists of Texas State University. Your contribution will allow us to purchase equipment and cover our annual website hosting costs.

More to Discover
Donate to The University Star