USM to play ULL in New Orleans Bowl

USM to play ULL in New Orleans Bowl

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Southern Miss and Louisiana Lafayette will meet on December 17 in the 16th annual R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.

The Golden Eagles (6-6) and Ragin' Cajuns (6-6) meet for the 52nd time when they face off in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome at 8 p.m central. Southern Miss owns the all-time series record 39-11-1 and won the most recent 2008 meeting 51-21.

This is Southern Miss' second straight bowl appearance and 12th in the last 15 years.