Found December 02, 2012 on Crystal Ball Run:
When is a bowl game worse than no bowl at all? Ask Louisiana Tech. The announcement of the Bulldogs’ fate, courtesy of La. Tech associate media relations director: Louisiana Tech has not been selected for a postseason bowl game. Nation's No. 1 offense ends year at 9-3. #WeAreLATech — Patrick Walsh (@LATechPWalsh) December 2, 2012 That’s a nice little plug for the Bulldogs’ offensive prowess, as well as an interesting spin on the story surrounding the team’s postseason, or lack thereof. In reality, the Independence Bowl in nearby Shreveport actually did select Tech. Tech athletic director Bruce Van De Velde told Bruce Feldman of CBSSports.com that Independence administrators set a deadline of Saturday for a commitment. The Bulldogs thought they had better options, so the Independence moved on, according to Van De Velde. But the juicier scuttlebutt in circulation: Tech refused to be matched up with in-state rival Louisiana-Monroe, which will instead square off again...
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