EDS: Louisiana-Monroe 17, Louisiana-Lafayette 11.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) -- Greg James started the scoring with a 60-yard interception return in the first quarter and Louisiana-Monroe never trailed as it beat Louisiana-Lafayette 17-11 Saturday night.
The Warhawks (6-6, 4-3 Sun Belt) became eligible for a bowl for the first time since they moved to Division I-A in 1994.
The Ragin' Cajuns (3-9, 3-4), last had a losing season in 2004.
ULL players led the game in individual statistics.
Tyrell Fenroy carried the ball 19 times for 118 yards and a touchdown, breaking 1,000 yards late in the third quarter. He and Arkansas' Darren McFadden are the only current juniors in the nation with three straight 1,000-yard seasons.