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1/2/09 News & Notes


Louisiana-Lafayette (Robert Lee) (4-8) vs. LSU

LSU got a 81-79 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette on Wednesday. The Tigers (11-1) won despite being outscored 55-6 by the Ragin’ Cajuns (4-8) from the bench. The game was close throughout the first half as LSU took a 40-31 halftime lead. Randell Daigle, who led the Ragin’ Cajuns with 24 points, hit a double-clutch 3-pointer to make it a two-point game with eleven seconds remaining. Daigle connected on 5 of 8 from 3-point range. Chris Gradnigo and Travis Bureau had 13 points and four rebounds apiece.

SE Missouri State (Rodney Hamilton) (3-10) vs. SIU Edwardsville

Southern Illinois-Edwardsville got a 70-69 win over Southeast Missouri on Wednesday. Edwardsville (4-11), down 69-67, got a steal with 25 seconds remaining. They missed two free throws with 8 seconds remaining, but the Cougars grabbed the rebound and hit the game-winning shot. Calvin Williams paced Southeast Missouri (3-10) with 22 points and nine rebounds. Kenard Moore had 19 points and Jaycen Herring added 13 for the Redhawks. Down 32-29 at halftime, Edwardsville opened the second period with a 27-11 run to lead it 56-43. The Redhawks went on a 22-7 run to regain the lead at 65-63 with four minutes left in the game.


Marquette (Scott Monarch) (12-2) vs. Villanova

Jerel McNeal scored 24 points, including a critical 3-pointer down the stretch that helped power the Golden Eagles to a 79-72 victory over the Wildcats on Thursday. Coming into Thursday’s game, Villanova (12-2, 0-1) was allowing 57.6 points and holding opponents to 37.9 percent shooting from the field. Marquette shot 46 percent on Thursday, including 41.7 percent from 3-point range.

By Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner created Sports Agent Blog as a New Year's Resolution on December 31, 2005. Originally titled, "I Want To Be A Sports Agent," the website was founded with the intention of causing Heitner to learn more about the profession that he wanted to join, meet reputable individuals in the space and force himself to stay on top of the latest news and trends.

Heitner now runs Heitner Legal, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm with many practice areas, including sports law and contract law. Heitner has represented numerous athletes and sports agents as legal counsel. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Indiana University Bloomington from 2011-2014, where he created and taught a course titled, Sport Agency Management, which included subjects ranging from NCAA regulations to athlete agent certification and the rules governing the profession. Heitner serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches a Sports Law class that includes case law surrounding athlete agents and the NCAA rules.