Recap: ULM vs. Louisiana
Monroe, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - Terrance Broadway threw for 173 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score, as the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns bested the ULM Warhawks, 34-27, in a Sun Belt Conference showdown at Malone Stadium.
Broadway completed 10-of-13 pass attempts and also ran for 94 yards for the Ragin' Cajuns (7-3, 6-0 Sun Belt), who won their sixth game in a row. Alonzo Harris had 13 carries for 133 yards, and Elijah McGuire had 13 carries for 48 yards a touchdown.
Pete Thomas threw for a career-best 472 yards and two touchdowns on 38-of-54 passing for the Warhawks (3-7, 2-4), who lost their sixth straight. Rashon Ceaser caught 11 passes for 120 yards and a touchdown, and Kenzee Jackson made eight catches for 95 yards and a score.
Louisiana got on the board first, four minutes into the contest, on a 22-yard field goal from Hunter Stover. Midway though the frame, the Cajuns made it 10-0 when McGuire ran into the end zone from a yard out.
With two-and-a-half minutes left in the first, the Warhawks got in the game, after Thomas found Jackson for a five-yard touchdown pass.
In the final minute of the quarter, however, Broadway connected with Al Riles for a 16-yard touchdown pass, making it 17-7.
Early in the second stanza Justin Manton converted a 34-yard field goal for the Warhawks, cutting the deficit to 17-10.
Stover matched him with another field goal, midway through the second quarter, this one from 38 yards away, but Manton responded with another field goal, a 47-yarder, just before time expired in the first half, making it 20-13 at the break.
After a scoreless third quarter, the Ragin' Cajuns extended the lead early in the fourth, as Broadway scrambled for an 12-yard touchdown run, making it 27-13.
A few minutes later, the Warhawks pulled within a touchdown, with Thomas keeping the ball on a two-yard touchdown run.
With just over three minutes left in the game, Broadway found Gabe Fuselier for 36-yard touchdown pass, making it 34-20.
With just under two minutes left, Thomas hooked up with Ceaser for a 45-yard touchdown pass to pull the Warhawks back to within a touchdown. Louisiana, however, was able to run out the rest of the clock and hang on.
ULM's run game was non-existent, as they suffered minus-39 yards rushing, which is somewhat stunning even with the team ranking 121st in the nation with a mere 87.1 ypg on the ground heading into play on Saturday.Game Notes