First Reaction: A-State v. Louisiana

JONESBORO -- When is the last time a team came into ASU's stadium and dominated the home team like that? Hard to think of one off-hand but Troy over ASU 27-0 in 2007 come to mind.

The Ragin' Cajuns (5-2, 3-0) dominated the Red Wolves (3-4, 1-1) and took control of the Sun Belt Conference race with their big victory.

ASU ran just 46 plays in the game while ULL played keep away for 86 snaps. The final time of possession was in favor of the Cajuns 42:18 to 17:42.

The difference: ASU had no answers for ULL, which has now won five straight. The Cajuns finished with 470 yards offense while ASU had 168. ASU could not stop ULL, which averaged almost 5.5 yards per play. And on the other side, the Red Wolves had trouble maintaining drive. ASU's longest possession of the game was eight plays.

J.D. McKissic: The sophomore from Phenix City Ala., caught six passes for 51 yards and added two kickoff returns for 56 yards.

The punters: Freshman Paul Jones from Australia punted four times for a 40.5 yard average and three inside the 20 while sophomore Luke Ferguson kicked twice for a 47 yard average and and had two inside the 20.

Ryan Carrethers: The Red Wolves' senior had an almost unheard of night for a down lineman who had 16 tackles, six of them unassisted.

The crowd: The announced attendance of 24,578 for the Tuesday night game.

Defensive numbers: Qushaun Lee was right behind Carrethers with 13 tackles. Chris Stone had seven tackles, a quarterback sack and a pass break up. Artez Brown also had seven tackles. Rocky Hayes had two tackles and an interception.

The streak: With the defeat, ASU's streaks of six straight victories in mid-week game and its conference winning streak of eight straight are over.

Up next: The Red Wolves now get 11 days off before they travel to Mobile to play South Alabama. That game will be carried on ESPN3.

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