Louisiana's Ragin' Cajun women's basketball team fell to the Colorado Buffaloes in the first round of the WNIT today by the score of 68-45.

Louisiana moves into the consolation bracket and will face off against UT-Martin on Saturday at 11 am.

The Ragin' Cajuns struggled with perimeter shooting, going 1-18 (5.6%)from beyond the arc. They shot 17-58 (29.3%) from the field, while the Buffaloes were 26-60 (43.3%), and 9-22 (40.9%) from three-point range.

Colorado's Frida Foreman and Peanut Tuitele each scored 14, while Tuitele also had 10 rebounds.

Brandi Williams led Louisiana in scoring with 12, while Ty Doucet chipped in a double-double of 10 points and 11 rebounds.

With the loss, Louisiana falls to 16-7 on the season, now setting their sights on a WNIT consolation bracket matchup with the UT-Martin Skyhawks (20-6), champions of the Ohio Valley Conference.

UT-Martin lost their first-round matchup against Nebraska 72-46. The winner of Louisiana versus UT-Martin will play in the consolation final on Monday at 4:00 pm.

Radio pregame tomorrow begins at 10:45, with tip-off scheduled for 11:00 am. Ian Auzenne has the call on ESPN1420, ESPN1420.com and the ESPN1420 app.

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