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Cajuns beat UT-Arlington 76-74 on Senior Night

Marlin sets All-Time Sun Belt Wins Mark
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Posted at 11:03 PM, Feb 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-24 16:32:23-05

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Cedric Russell made coach Bobby Marliln's record-breaking win memorable scoring five points points in a game-closing 7-0 run that gave Louisiana a 76-74 win over Texas-Arlington. The win was the 118th in Sun Belt Conference games for Marlin, passing Kermit Davis. Davis, the current head coach at Mississippi, won 185 games at Middle Tennessee from 2002-2018 but the school moved from the Sun Belt to Conference USA after the 2012-13 season. On Senior Night, Russell, a senior, scored 26 points, hitting 5-of-7 from 3-point range. Shahada Wells led the Mavericks on Monday with 19 points.

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