Golden Panthers vs Ragin` Cajuns Final: 38-17 - Recap
Louisiana-Lafayette couldn't hang with the Golden Panthers on Saturday as Florida International blasted the Ragin` Cajuns 38-17 in Week 12 action at Cajun Field.
Bettors who backed the Golden Panthers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 10 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 58.5.
Wesley Carroll completed 16 of 19 pass attempts for 162 yards for the Golden Panthers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Blaine Gautier rushed for 112 yards for Louisiana-Lafayette, while Aaron Spikes added 46 yards. Blaine Gautier threw for 186 yards for the Ragin` Cajuns, while receivers Ladarius Green and Vernon Wolfe had 103 and 40 yards respectively.
Louisiana-Lafayette outgained Florida International 390-317 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-17 by the Ragin` Cajuns.
Florida International lost the time of possession battle 30:13/29:47, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Florida International takes its act home to face Arkansas State looking for another win. For Louisiana-Lafayette, they head on the road to face Louisiana-Monroe.