LOUISIANA TECH BULLDOGS NEWS

UL-Lafayette wins at Louisiana Tech 89-80

Kasey Shepherd scored a career-high 22 to lead Louisiana-Lafayette to an 89-80 victory at Louisiana Tech on Wednesday night. Lafayette (6-2) not only snapped Louisiana Tech's six-game winning streak, but also ended the Bulldogs' 19-game home winning streak, which was the sixth-longest in the nation. The Ragin' Cajuns went on a 12-2 run to go ahead 77-64 with 2:48 left and were...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech drops Northwestern St 93-71

Raheem Appleby scored 28 points as Louisiana Tech ran away from Northwestern State 93-71 on Wednesday night. Louisiana Tech (8-2) shot 58.5 percent from the floor, including 5 of 15 (33.3 percent) from beyond the arc. Alex Hamilton added 13 points while Kenneth Smith dished out 12 assists to go with his 12 points. Northwestern State (3-5) was paced by Jalan West's 28 points while...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

GoPokes TV: OSU-Louisiana Tech Preview

Oklahoma State will be returning to the court Saturday afternoon for the first time in eight days. The seventh-ranked Cowboys were busy with final exams throughout this week but will be back in action against Louisiana Tech as part of a doubleheader with the OSU Cowgirls basketball team in the All-College Classic at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City.
Via oklahomastate.scout.com
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech beats McNeese State 64-50

Raheem Appleby scored 23 points on Tuesday night, including three 3-pointers, and Louisiana Tech beat McNeese State 64-50. The lead changed hands four times until Kenneth Smith made a layup at 8:09 in the first half to put Louisiana Tech (9-3-) up 22-21. Appleby hit a 3-pointer and a dunk to make it 27-23, then hit a jumper with 3 seconds to go and Louisiana Tech led 39-30 at halftime...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Dave Flemming goes off on Sonny Dykes in Twitter rant

To call Sonny Dykes’ first year as Cal football coach “disappointing” would be an insult to the word “disappointing.” Dykes had just one win, none in the conference, to show for his debut season in Berkeley after being hired away from Louisiana Tech in the offseason to replace the fired Jeff Tedford. It’s that miserable showing that has some fans in Berkeley and other...
Via Minus Twenty-Two
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Terry Bradshaw speaks out against Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertston's homophobic remarks

 Terry Bradshaw and maligned Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson were once college football teammates at Louisiana Tech. So the two are very familiar with one another.In light of Robertson's recent comments made about his stance on homosexuality, Bradshaw, a devout Christian in his own right, has told TMZ that he does not agree with what Robertson had to say.The Hall of Fame quarterback...
Via Bush League Chronicle
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech defeats Louisiana-Monroe 83-61

Alex Hamilton led Louisiana Tech with 17 points, nine rebounds and five assists on Sunday in an 83-61 victory over Louisiana-Monroe. Michale Kyser put Louisiana Tech up by 20 with a layup just 8 seconds into the second half and the Bulldogs never allowed ULM to get any closer. Jaron Johnson and Cordarius Johnson each scored 12. Michale Kyser added 10 points and four blocks for...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech beats Oklahoma 102-98 in OT

Alex Hamilton scored 10 of his game-high 31 points in overtime as Louisiana Tech snapped Oklahoma's seven-game winning streak with a 102-98 win at Lloyd Noble Center on Monday night. Louisiana Tech trailed by as many as four points in overtime before four quick points from Hamilton put the Bulldogs back in the game. Raheem Appleby made two free throws with 39 seconds left to give...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech crushes Longwood 126-52

Kenyon McNeail scored 21 points as Louisiana Tech crushed Longwood 126-52 on Saturday. McNeail went 5 of 10 from beyond the arc, and the Bulldogs (12-3) made 17 of 35 (49 percent) as a team, as they hit the century mark for the fifth time this season. The 126 points was a single-game school record, topping the 123 scored against Southern Miss in 1972. Raheem Appleby had 18 points...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Two offers for Washington

Tulane and Louisiana Tech have offered Edna Karr 2015 DL Isaiah Washington. What's he have to say about those offers? Who else is recruiting him?
Via recruiting.scout.com
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech defeats FAU in C-USA debut

Michale Kyser scored a career-high 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Louisiana Tech to an 84-64 victory over Florida Atlantic Thursday night. Both teams were making their Conference USA debuts, Louisiana Tech coming over from the Western Athletic Conference and FAU from the Sun Belt. Alex Hamilton added 14 points, Cordarius Johnson 12 and Chris Anderson 10 for the Bulldogs...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Pokes like Pellerin

Jason Pellerin has two offers to his credit thus far - from Louisiana Tech and the local Ragin' Cajuns in Lafayette - and the junior got interest from a new school this week when Oklahoma State called Catholic-New Iberia head coach Brent Indest to get the goods on his signal-caller. Read on as Pellerin points out the latest significant details surrounding his recruitment...
Via recruiting.scout.com
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Illinois hires Dameron as head coach

Eastern Illinois University has hired Louisiana Tech defensive coordinator Kim Dameron as its head football coach. EIU says Friday that Dameron will take over for Dino Babers, who became head coach at Bowling Green after leading the Panthers to the Football Championship Subdivision quarterfinals. Dameron has never been a head coach. He spent last season at Louisiana Tech after...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

FIU crushed by Louisiana Tech 85-51

Jaron Johnson scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Louisiana Tech crushed FIU 85-51 on Saturday night. Louisiana Tech (14-3, 2-0 Conference USA) led 42-24 at intermission, mostly due to the Bulldogs 19 trips to the foul line while FIU attempted just seven. FIU (9-8, 1-1) also lost the rebounding battle, allowing Louisiana Tech 11 first half offensive rebounds and grabbing...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech star Raheem Appleby (ankle) out 6-8 weeks

Despite this being its first season in Conference USA, Louisiana Tech has been the favorite to win the league and get to the NCAA tournament. Unfortunately, the Bulldogs might have to do it without leading scorer Raheem Appleby. The school announced Wednesday that Appleby would miss six-to-eight weeks with a sprained ankle. An MRI on Monday revealed ligament damage, and doctors...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech crushes Tulane 73-45

Jaron Johnson and Kenyon McNeail both scored 14 points as Louisiana Tech crushed Tulane 73-45 on Thursday. La Tech (15-3, 3-0 Conference USA) got 11 points from both Alex Hamilton and Chris Anderson. The Bulldogs shot 35.5 percent as a team, including 11 of 35 beyond the arc. They dominated on the boards, out-rebounding Tulane 53-37. Tulane (9-9, 1-2) shot just 23 percent from...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Ready For Showdown With La Tech

Southern Miss and Louisiana Tech square off in a critical C-USA basketball match-up Sunday in Hattiesburg. Coach Tyndall talked about the match-up with the Bulldogs after Friday night's practice.
Via southernmississippi.scout.com
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Watson Leads Eagles Against Louisiana Tech

Southern Miss went through a tune up day as they prepare for a huge conference match-up with Louisiana Tech. We caught up with Neil Watson to talk about the upcoming game in Hattiesburg.
Via southernmississippi.scout.com
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Miss wins against Louisiana Tech 80-71

Daveon Boardingham scored 20 points and Southern Miss outlasted Louisiana Tech 80-71 on Sunday. Michael Craig added 17 and grabbed 12 rebounds for Tech while the team made 28-of-38 free throw attempts. Southern Miss (16-3, 3-1 Conference USA) carried an eight point advantage leading into the second half, outscoring Louisiana Tech 47-39. Two Alex Hamilton free throws midway through...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

La. Tech names Diaz defensive coordinator

Louisiana Tech head football coach Skip Holtz says he's hired Manny Diaz as his defensive coordinator. Diaz comes to Tech after serving in the same position for two-plus seasons at Texas, where he was fired two games into last season. This marks Diaz' fourth defensive coordinator job, having held the same position at Middle Tennessee and Mississippi State before joining the Longhorns...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

La. Tech hires former Texas DC Diaz for same position

Louisiana Tech head football coach Skip Holtz says he's hired Manny Diaz as his defensive coordinator. Diaz comes to Tech after serving in the same position for two-plus seasons at Texas, where he was fired two games into last season. This marks Diaz' fourth defensive coordinator job, having held the same position at Middle Tennessee and Mississippi State before joining the Longhorns...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Manny Diaz hired as Louisiana Tech’s new d-coordinator

Louisiana Tech coach Skip Holtz confirmed that former Texas defensive coordinator Manny Diaz has been hired as the Bulldogs’ new defensive coordinator. Several sources indicate that Diaz took the Louisiana Tech job in order to remain a defensive coordinator. He reportedly had several offers from larger schools as a position coach. Diaz, 39, was fired as the Longhorns’ defensive...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech routs Marshall 98-77

Alex Hamilton scored 24 points and Kenyon McNeail added 22 as Louisiana Tech routed Marshall 98-77 on Saturday night. The Bulldogs (17-4, 5-1 Conference USA) raced to a 17-2 lead en route to scoring 57 first-half points and winning their ninth game out of their last 10. All five of Louisiana Tech's conference wins have been by at least 20 points. Louisiana Tech shot 52.2 percent...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

C-USA releases 1-year schedule for 13-team league

Conference USA on Monday released its 2014 football schedule, a one-year model for a season with 13 conference teams. Each team will play eight conference games. The six-team West Division includes Louisiana Tech, North Texas, Rice, Southern Miss, UTEP and UTSA. They play each other, and face three East Division teams. FIU, Florida Atlantic, Marshall, Middle Tennessee, Old Dominion...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson leads Louisiana Tech past Tulsa 66-61

Jaron Johnson scored 18 points as Louisiana Tech came back to beat Tulsa 66-61 Thursday. A 6-0 spurt by Tulsa extended its lead to 50-41 with 6:53 remaining. Louisiana Tech scored eight of the next nine points, trimming its deficit to two with about 5 minutes to play. Rashad Ray hit a jumper and James Woodard made a free throw to make it 54-49 with 3:16 left but Louisiana Tech...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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