Boykins' 24 pts powers Louisiana Tech past Grambling, 89-55

BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) Jacobi Boykins scored 24 points and Louisiana Tech rode 11 3-pointers to an 89-55 rout of crosstown Grambling State on Saturday night in the Shreveport-Bossier Holiday Classic. The schools, with campus five miles apart, traveled an hour west for the game at CenturyLink Center. The Bulldogs pulled away late in the first half, taking a 41-26 advantage into...
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December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Goodwin lifts Florida Gulf coast past Louisiana Tech, 79-78

RUSTON, La. (AP) Brandon Goodwin's jumper with 12 seconds left lifted Florida Gulf Coast to a 79-78 win over Louisiana Tech Tuesday night. Jacobi Boykins' layup with under a minute to play gave Louisiana Tech a 78-76 lead. Zach Johnson halved the lead when he hit the first of two free throws with 38 seconds left, then sealed the win with a steal with two seconds left. Goodwin...
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December 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Armed Forces Bowl has league runner-ups Navy, Louisiana Tech

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Louisiana Tech (8-5 C-USA) vs. Navy (9-4, AAC), 4:30 p.m. (ESPN) Line: Louisiana Tech by 7. Series Record: Navy leads 2-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE Both teams have lost two straight games, including their conference championship games. Navy, coming off a loss to Temple in the American Athletic Conference championship game and its first loss to Army since 2001...
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December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Five reasons to watch the Armed Forces Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main event around New Year's.Navy is coming off a loss to Army, a...
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December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Navy, Louisiana Tech both slip into Armed Forces Bowl

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Navy is trying to finish back-to-back 10-win seasons for the first time. Louisiana Tech can get to nine wins for the third year in a row, something the Bulldogs have never done in Division I. For all their recent successes, though, both teams carry two-game losing streaks into the Armed Forces Bowl on Friday, including losses in their respective conference...
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December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech blows out in-state foe LSU-Shreveport 95-53

RUSTON, La. (AP) Erik McCree scored 23 points and added nine rebounds to lead Louisiana Tech to an easy 95-53 win over in-state foe LSU-Shreveport on Thursday night. It was just the second all-time meeting between the two Louisiana institutions, with the Bulldogs winning each time. McCree was on target for much of the night, finishing 8 of 10 from the field and 3 of 4 from long...
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December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Bowl Capsules

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Jonathan Barnes kicked a game-ending 32-yard field goal and Louisiana Tech beat Navy 48-45 in the Armed Forces Bowl on Friday. The Bulldogs (9-5) drove for the winning score after Navy freshman quarterback Malcolm Perry ran 30 yards for a touchdown on his only play with 3:46 left. Ryan Higgins threw for 409 yards and four touchdowns, two each to Trent Taylor...
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December 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech beats Navy 48-45 on AF Bowl-ending field goal

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Jonathan Barnes kicked a game-ending 32-yard field goal and Louisiana Tech beat Navy 48-45 in the Armed Forces Bowl on Friday. The Bulldogs (9-5) drove for the winning score after Navy freshman quarterback Malcolm Perry ran 30 yards for a touchdown on his only play with 3:46 left. Ryan Higgins threw for 409 yards and four touchdowns, two each to Trent Taylor...
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December 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech Wins Thriller With Last-Second Kick

Ryan Higgins threw for 409 yards and four touchdowns, and Jonathan Barnes' 32-yard field goal propelled Louisiana Tech to a 48-45 win over Navy on Friday in the Armed Forces Bowl in Fort Worth.
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December 23, 2016

Boykins, Jean lead LaTech to win in C-USA opener

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Jacobi Boykins scored 18 points with nine rebounds and Derric Jean had 18 points and six assists to lead Louisiana Tech to a 79-55 win over Southern Miss on Sunday in a Conference USA opener for both teams. Erik McCree added 10 points and 13 rebounds for the Bulldogs (9-5), who won their first true road game this season. Quinton Campbell scored 16 points...
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January 01, 2017  |  Discuss

McCree leads Louisiana Tech

RUSTON, La. (AP) Erik McCree scored 19 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and Louisiana Tech went on a tear in the second half to rout UTEP, 64-44 in a Conference USA battle Thursday night. UTEP trailed by just three at intermission, 28-25 and Omega Harris got the Miners within a point four minutes into the second half. But the Bulldogs answered with a 20-2 run to make it 52-36 with...
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January 05, 2017  |  Discuss

De Nicolao's late 3 lifts UTSA over Louisiana Tech 69-68

RUSTON, La. (AP) Jeff Beverly had a career-high 27 points, Giovanni De Nicolao scored the go-ahead points on a 3-pointer with 20 seconds left and Texas-San Antonio beat Louisiana Tech 69-68 on Saturday night. De Nicolao's basket capped a comeback from 13 down and gave the Roadrunners (7-9, 2-1 Conference USA) their first lead since the 6:49 mark of the first half. Derric Jean...
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January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech holds off Charlotte 79-73

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Jacobi Boykins scored 16 points, Derric Jean and DaQuan Bracey had 14 apiece and Louisiana Tech held off Charlotte 79-73 on Thursday night. Omar Sherman added 12 points for the Bulldogs (11-6, 3-1 C-USA), who led 45-31 at the half after scoring the last 13 points and were up by 23 with 15:30 to play. Braxton Ogbueze had 26 points and Jon Davis 15 for the...
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January 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech’s Jacobi Boykins threw down a ridiculous in-game 360 dunk

There would seem to be a decent chance that you missed last night’s Louisiana Tech-Charlotte college basketball game, and if so, you missed one hell of a dunk. Check out this IN-GAME 360 dunk from Louisiana Tech junior Jacobi Boykins: In-game 360 dunks amaze me, for two reasons: 1. Well, they’re just so damn incredible, obviously. I mean, they’re incredible in an empty...
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January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Bracey scores 21, Louisiana Tech handles Old Dominion

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) DaQuan Bracey scored 21 points on a near perfect day of shooting and Louisiana Tech beat Old Dominion 75-63 on Saturday. Bracey finished 7 of 8 from the field and hit both his 3-pointers. Eric McCree finished with 18 points and seven rebounds and Jacobi Boykins added 15 points for the Bulldogs (12-6, 4-1 Conference USA), who shot 56. 8 percent overall and 77...
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January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech rolls past Rice 74-64

RUSTON, La. (AP) Erik McCree had 19 points and Louisiana Tech maintained a double-digit lead throughout the second half to beat Rice 74-64 on Thursday night. McCree had 15 points in the first half when the Bulldogs (13-6, 5-1 Conference USA) led by as many as 15. Jy'lan Washington's 3-pointer pushed their lead into double digits for good at 37-25 with 3:39 left in the period....
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January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech cruises to 81-57 win over North Texas

RUSTON, La. (AP) Jacobi Boykins scored 20 points and hauled in 10 rebounds, the first double-double of his career, to help Louisiana Tech pull away from North Texas 81-57 Saturday night. DaQuan Bracey added 17 points with seven assists and Erik McCree had 14 points with 13 rebounds for Louisiana Tech (14-6, 6-1 Conference USA). The Bulldogs held a 22-6 advantage from the free...
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January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

ICYMI: First NCAA title team finally get its rings

NEW YORK (AP) Way before UConn dominated women's basketball, there was Louisiana Tech. The Lady Techsters won the first NCAA Tournament title in 1982 and had a 54-game winning streak. The team finally received their championship rings from that inaugural title last weekend. Baylor coach Kim Mulkey was the point guard on that early dynasty but couldn't be at the ceremony because...
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January 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech’s 1982 national championship team finally gets its rings

National championships have a long history of producing impressive rings that athletes sport after victory. The University of Connecticut women’s basketball program has accumulated 11 rings in program history, thanks to 11 national championships. But before the Huskies, there was Louisiana Tech, the very first NCAA tournament champions. The Lady Techsters won the title in 1982...
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January 23, 2017

Louisiana Tech finishes game with four players after fight leads to ejections (video)

Here are some things you don’t see every day: after a benches-clearing brawl in a game against UAB, Louisiana Tech was left with just four active players, because the entire rest of the team was ejected. And then they won! The Bulldogs held on for a 79–70 win, after leading by 13 with around six minutes left when this happened. UAB had just six players left after the incident...
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January 26, 2017

UAB wins brawl-filled battle with Louisiana Tech, 79-70

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Dirk Williams scored 17 points and Alabama-Birmingham beat Louisiana Tech, 79-70 in a Conference USA game marred by a benches-clearing brawl that resulted in the Bulldogs finishing the game with just four players Thursday night. Chris Cokley scored from the low post with 6:03 left in the game to put UAB up by 13 points, 63-50. And then the fight broke out...
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January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech vs. UAB: Bulldogs finish game with 4 players after brawl

It was a wild night in Birmingham A brawl near the end of UAB and Louisiana Techs game Thursday night resulted in mass ejections, and the Bulldogs finishing the contest with just four players.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
January 26, 2017

Louisiana Tech had to play with just four players vs UAB after benches cleared & everyone else was ejected

A bench-clearing fight broke out in Birmingham during Thursday nights’ UAB-Louisiana Tech men’s basketball game (which I know you were following closely). Here are a couple videos of the scene: And while benches clearing is always interesting, the main takeaway from this story is that Louisiana Tech was forced to finish the game with four players, due to everyone else on the...
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January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech finished game with four players and obviously lost

It was a rough night for the Louisiana Tech basketball program. On Thursday night, the Bulldogs were involved with a bench-clearing brawl against UAB. As a result of the brawl, a number of Louisiana Tech players were ejected and the team had to finish the game with only four players. In case you had any doubt, yeah, they lost. Here is the incident which led to the mass ejections...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 27, 2017

Louisiana Tech's Boykins, UAB's Baxter suspended for fight

IRVING, Texas (AP) Conference USA says Louisiana Tech's Jacobi Boykins and UAB's Hakeem Baxter are suspended one game for fighting in the benches-clearing mayhem that led to multiple ejections from Thursday's game. Boykins will miss Louisiana Tech's game at Middle Tennessee. Baxter will miss UAB's home game against Southern Mississippi. Players from both benches spilled onto...
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January 27, 2017  |  Discuss
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