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AP: Louisiana-Lafayette fires Rickey Bustle after nine seasons
Updated 11/28/2010 8:10 PM ET
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says Louisiana-Lafayette has fired head coach Rickey Bustle.

The person, who spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the university has not announced the move, says athletic director David Walker plans to discuss Bustle's firing at a regularly scheduled basketball media luncheon on Monday.

Bustle declined talk about his future at ULL after the Ragin' Cajuns defeated Louisiana-Monroe 23-22 in their season finale on Saturday.

Bustle has coached the Cajuns since 2002, posting a 41-65 record. Louisiana-Lafayette, which plays in the Sun Belt Conference, went 3-9 this season. Bustle had four six-win seasons, but never coached ULL to a bowl game.

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Posted 11/28/2010 2:56 PM ET
Updated 11/28/2010 8:10 PM ET