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Brown scores 26 to lead Louisiana over Marshall 77-67

Feb. 05, 2023 00:56 AM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Jordan Brown had 26 points and Louisiana picked up its 10th straight win with a 77-67 victory over Marshall on Saturday night. Brown added 20 rebounds for the Ragin' Cajuns (20-4, 10-2 Sun Belt Conference). Greg Williams Jr. was 8-of-14 shooting and scored 20....

Jemison has 12 as UAB downs Florida International 76-72

Feb. 04, 2023 18:48 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Trey Jemison scored 12 points as UAB beat Florida International 76-72 on Saturday night. Jemison added 11 rebounds for the Blazers (17-7, 8-5 Conference USA). KJ Buffen scored 12 points and added eight rebounds and three blocks. Ledarrius Brewer was 3-for-3...

Murdix's 23 lead Texas A&M-CC over SE Louisiana 83-72

Feb. 04, 2023 14:23 PM EST

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Terrion Murdix's 23 points helped Texas A&M-CC defeat SE Louisiana 83-72 on Saturday. Murdix was 9 of 18 shooting, including 2 for 4 from distance, and went 3 for 3 from the line for the Islanders (15-9, 8-3 Southland Conference). Trey Tennyson added 16...

California won't require COVID vaccine to attend schools

Feb. 03, 2023 20:38 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Children in California won't have to get the coronavirus vaccine to attend schools, state public health officials confirmed Friday, ending one of the last major restrictions of the pandemic in the nation's most populous state. Gov. Gavin Newsom first...

Editorial Roundup: Louisiana

Feb. 03, 2023 18:31 PM EST

The Advocate. January 31, 2023. Economic outlook bright, but old obstacles persist If anyone qualifies as a Louisiana-proud product in our state’s business community more than Brandon Landry, we don’t know of them. His Walk-On’s restaurants and...

Louisiana lawmakers OK funding to draw insurers to state

Feb. 03, 2023 15:47 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A $45 million funding bill to address soaring homeowner insurance rates in hurricane-battered Louisiana was overwhelmingly approved by Louisiana lawmakers Friday and sent to Gov. John Bel Edwards for his signature. The Senate approved the House-passed bill...

Louisiana Lafayette wins 82-63 against Texas State

Feb. 02, 2023 23:28 PM EST

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Greg Williams Jr.'s 23 points helped Louisiana Lafayette defeat Texas State 82-63 on Thursday night. Williams added five rebounds for the Ragin' Cajuns (19-4, 9-2 Sun Belt Conference). Jordan Brown scored 16 points and added seven rebounds. Themus Fulks shot 5...

Anderson's 19 help SE Louisiana down Incarnate Word 77-67

Feb. 02, 2023 23:03 PM EST

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Boogie Anderson scored 19 points as SE Louisiana beat Incarnate Word 77-67 on Thursday night. Anderson added five assists for the Lions (14-9, 8-2 Southland Conference). Brody Rowbury scored 18 points and added seven rebounds. Nick Caldwell was 6 of 12 shooting...

Williams and Louisiana Tech take down Rice 80-72

Feb. 02, 2023 21:39 PM EST

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Cobe Williams scored 20 points and Louisiana Tech defeated Rice 80-72 on Thursday night. Williams added eight assists for the Bulldogs (13-10, 6-6 Conference USA). Kaleb Stewart scored 17 points, shooting 6 for 15, including 5 for 11 from beyond the arc. Dravon...

ACLU settles two lawsuits of police abuse cases in Louisiana

Feb. 02, 2023 18:36 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A civil rights group in New Orleans is pointing to two federal lawsuit settlements as examples of how civil litigation can hold police accountable for violent tactics in the wake of Tyre Nichols' death in Memphis. The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana...