Who's Playing

Louisiana @ Harvard

Current Records: Louisiana 1-0; Harvard 1-0

What to Know

The Louisiana Ragin Cajuns will take on the Harvard Crimson at 6 p.m. ET Friday at Harrah's Cherokee Center. Louisiana is expected to win -- but not by much -- so they will need to come into the game prepared for a fight.

The Ragin Cajuns were fully in charge on Monday, breezing past the Centenary Gentlemen 106-55 at home.

Meanwhile, even if it wasn't a dominant performance, Harvard beat the Morehouse Maroon Tigers 68-63 on Monday.

The wins brought Louisiana up to 1-0 and Harvard to 1-0. A couple last-season defensive stats to keep an eye on: Louisiana have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 28.40%, which places them 18th in college basketball. As for the Crimson, they have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 30.30%, which places them 33rd in college basketball.

How To Watch

  • When: Friday at 6 p.m. ET
  • Where: Harrah's Cherokee Center -- Asheville, North Carolina
  • TV: ESPN Plus
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $19.20

Odds

The Ragin Cajuns are a slight 2.5-point favorite against the Crimson, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Ragin Cajuns as a 3-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last one year.