College Sports

ULL clinches NCAA tournament bid

University of Louisiana at Lafayette earned the Sun Belt Conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament Sunday with an 83-82 win against Georgia State Sunday in the Sun Belt Conference Championship in New Orleans. From left are ULL player and Morgan City High alum Shawn Long, ULL head coach Bob Marlin and ULL player Elfrid Payton. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Courtney “Schola” Long)

Before the beginning of the 2013-14 season, the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball team slogan was “Our Mission Is March.”

Norwood medals twice at NCAA championships

LSU’s Vernon Norwood runs in the 400-meter during first-day action at the NCAA Division 1 Indoor Track and Field Championships in Albuquerque, N.M. Friday. Norwood, a Morgan City High School alum, earned the silver medal during Saturday’s NCAA final in the 400-meter, while he anchored the Tigers’ 4x400-meter relay to a NCAA title in the meet’s final event Saturday evening. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of LSU Sports Information)

LSU’s Vernon Norwood capped his first indoor season at LSU in championship style as the Morgan City High School alum anchored the Tigers’ 4x400 meter relay to a championship at the NCAA Division 1


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