Masson, who finished with 211 yards on 21-of-29 passing, threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Larry Pettis to give the Ragin’ Cajuns (5-1, 3-0 Sun Belt Conference) a 7-0 lead. He connected with Javone Lawson from 26 yards out to extend Louisiana-Lafayette’s lead to 14-3 midway through the second quarter. Lawson finished with eight catches for 131 yards.
Corey Robinson led the way for Troy (2-3, 1-1) completing 38 of 53 passes for 322 yards and two touchdowns, but mental mistakes hurt the Trojans, who committed 11 penalties.
The win was Louisiana-Lafayette’s third consecutive victory and snapped Troy’s four-game winning streak against the Ragin’ Cajuns.