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Dixon sets TD mark, La Tech beats ASU 47-28 in NO Bowl

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Kenneth Dixon had 215 yards from scrimmage and scored four times to become the NCAA's career touchdowns leader, and Louisiana Tech beat Arkansas State 47-28 in the New Orleans Bowl on Saturday night. Dixon caught six passes for 113 yards and touchdowns of 9 and 59 yards. He carried 21 times for 102 yards, including scoring runs of 8 and 4 yards. He has 87 touchdowns...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida DB Vernon Hargreaves III Congratulates Former Gators QB Jeff Driskel On A “Great Season”

Louisiana Tech quarterback Jeff Driskel had a monster year in 2015, throwing for 4,033 yards, 27 touchdowns and only eight interceptions, leading the Bulldogs to a New Orleans Bowl victory Saturday night.  The former Florida starter did well for himself after the transfer, and one Gator in particular wanted to congratulate him on his success. Sunday morning, Florida star Vernon...
Via College Spun
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Vernon Hargreaves congratulates Jeff Driskel after La. Tech bowl win

During his short career at Florida, quarterback Jeff Driskel didn’t have the performance that the team would have liked. He transferred to Louisiana Tech for the 2015 season and he had a great year leading the Bulldogs to a 8-4 record. He led the Bulldogs to a 47-28 win over the Arkansas State Red Wolves in the New Orleans Bowl Saturday night. He had 458 yards and three touchdowns...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Top Florida Defensive Back Shows Love For Former Teammate

Jeff Driskel transferred from Florida to Louisiana Tech and has never looked back. The quarterback threw for 4,033 yards, 27 touchdowns and only eight interceptions at Louisiana Tech his first season. He also led the Bulldogs to a New Orleans Bowl Victory on Saturday night. Driskel has had a monster season and has received plenty of congratulations. One in particular came from someone...
Via Gamedayr
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech slips by Florida Gulf Coast 66-63

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Alex Hamilton scored 26 points and Jacobi Boykins had a critical tip-in and Louisiana Tech edged Florida Gulf Coast 66-63 on Tuesday night in their first-ever meeting. Reggie Reid pulled the Eagles to 63-61 with a minute left and then Merrill Holden was fouled at 35 seconds. Holden missed both free throw attempts but on the second, Boykins raced around the...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Bowl Hits Six-Year Viewership Low

Facing the NFL, the New Orleans Bowl was not quite ready for primetime Saturday night. Saturday’s Louisiana Tech/Arkansas State New Orleans Bowl earned 1.5 million viewers on ESPN, down 37% from UL-Lafayette/Nevada last year (2.2M) and down 31% from UL-Lafayette/Tulane in 2013 (2.1M). Ratings were not immediately available. The Bulldogs’ win ranks as the least-watched [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Hamilton leads Louisiana Tech to 77-58 win over Prairie View

RUSTON, La. (AP) Alex Hamilton had 23 points on 7-of-9 shooting with seven rebounds and a season-high 10 assists to lead Louisiana Tech to a 77-58 win over Prairie View on Monday night. Jacobi Boykins added 12 points while Dayon Griffin and Derric Jean scored 10 apiece for Louisiana Tech (11-2). A 3-pointer by Erik McCree gave the Bulldogs a 10-0 lead about three minutes in and...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Heart of Dallas Bowl Hits New High

Airing on ESPN for just the second time in its six-year history, the Heart of Dallas Bowl hit a new viewership high. Saturday’s Washington/Southern Miss Heart of Dallas Bowl drew 2.6 million viewers on ESPN, up 12% from Louisiana Tech/Illinois last year (2.3M) and up 688% from North Texas/UNLV in 2013, the last time the [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech opens C-USA with 87-57 win over Southern Miss

RUSTON, La. (AP) Erik McCree scored 23 of his career-high 30 in the first half and Louisiana Tech rolled to a 87-57 win over Southern Mississippi on Saturday in the Conference USA opener that extended the nation's second-longest home winning streak to 39. McCree hit 10 of 19 shots, including 4-of-7 3-pointers, and 6 of 8 free throws. He also grabbed 10 rebounds and had three assists...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Old Dominion snaps Louisiana Tech home win streak 56-53

RUSTON, La. (AP) Trey Freeman scored 21 points and Aaron Bacote added 17 more to lift Old Dominion to a 56-53 win over Louisiana Tech and snap the Bulldogs' 39-game home winning streak Thursday night. Freeman was 10 of 21 from the floor, while Bacote was 6 of 10 and had a pair of free throws with a minute remaining to break a 53-53 tie. Denzell Taylor then went 1 for 2 from the...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech beats Charlotte 93-90 in OT

RUSTON, La. (AP) Dayon Griffin made 7 of 8 from 3-point range with a career-high 28 points, Alex Hamilton added 27 and Louisiana Tech beat Charlotte 93-90 in overtime Saturday night. Griffin made 10 of 11 from the field and the Bulldogs (13-3, 2-1 Conference USA) shot 14 of 24 from 3-point range and 57.4 percent overall. Joseph Uchebo had 18 points and a career-high 20 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: USC to hire Louisiana Tech's Ronnie Bradford

USC is expected to hire Louisiana Tech defensive backs coach and special teams coordinator Ronnie Bradford, according to a report by Sports Illustrated. Bradford, 45, has spent the past three seasons with Louisiana Tech. Prior to his stint at LT, Bradford was the safeties coach at Memphis is 2011 and the defensive administrative assistant at Cal in 2010. He also worked in the NFL...
Via Fox Sports
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

McGill's career-high 29 leads FIU over Louisiana Tech 88-74

MIAMI (AP) Donte McGill had 23 of his career-high 29 points in the first half and Florida International held its lead in the second to beat Louisiana Tech 88-74 on Thursday night. FIU (9-8, 3-1 Conference USA) led 52-41 when McGill closed the first half with his third 3-pointer. The Panthers led by no less than nine in the second half. McGill scored 12 straight FIU points as...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Southern Miss Served A Doughnut Bacon Cheeseburger And All Rejoiced

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles dropped to 5-12 tonight after an eleven point loss to Louisiana Tech. But the real winners were the 240 people who bought a delectable creation by the joint forces of heaven and hell … There's your doughnut bacon cheese burger at @SouthernMissMBB pic.twitter.com/t0mgThyHtX — Brent Jones (@brentjones4) January 24, 2016 Yup. A doughnut bacon cheeseburger...
Via Food and Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech tops Southern Mississippi 70-59

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Erik McCree scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Alex Hamilton added 15 points, and Louisiana Tech ended a two-game losing streak with a 70-59 win over Southern Mississippi on Saturday night. McCree bounced back after scoring a season-low five points on 2-of-7 shooting in a 63-61 loss to Florida Atlantic a week ago. Louisiana Tech (14-5, 3-3 Conference...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamilton leads Louisiana Tech past Texas-San Antonio 85-75

RUSTON, La. (AP) Alex Hamilton had 18 points with 11 assists and Louisiana Tech made 18 of 25 free throws in the second half to turn back Texas-San Antonio 85-75 on Thursday night. Dayon Griffin added 17 points and Jacobi Boykins had 16 for the Bulldogs (15-5, 4-3 Conference USA), who finished 23 of 32 from the line. Erik McCree had 15 points and Merrill Holden added 10 while...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

New coach Joni Taylor says Georgia must return to NCAAs

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) In her first season as Georgia's head coach, Joni Taylor knows the Lady Bulldogs need a couple more signature wins to return to the NCAA tournament. Georgia missed the field last year for the first time since 1994, and Taylor, a former top assistant under longtime coach Andy Landers, doesn't want a repeat performance. ''It's unacceptable,'' Taylor said this week...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Louisiana Tech QB Jeff Driskel Completes Hail Mary For A Touchdown At End Of Senior Bowl

Jeff Driskel probably dreamed of his college career ending with a national championship or something, but after a rocky start to his college career at Florida he ended up finishing up at Louisiana Tech--so a national championship was not going to happen. He did have a solid season for the Bulldogs this year (62.4 completion percentage, 4033 yards, 27 touchdowns, 8 interceptions)...
Via FatManWriting
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Boykins, McCree lead Louisiana Tech over UTEP 78-70

RUSTON, La. (AP) Jacobi Boykins matched a career-best with 18 points, and Erik McCree added 14 points and grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds to lead Louisiana Tech to a 78-70 victory over UTEP on Sunday. Louisiana Tech (16-5, 5-3 Conference USA) had five score in double figures, and has won three straight. Dominic Artis had 23 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and four steals...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamilton's 31 points lead Louisiana Tech past Rice, 90-78

HOUSTON (AP) Alex Hamilton scored 31 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Louisiana Tech extended its winning streak to four with a 90-78 win over Rice in a Conference USA battle Thursday night. The Bulldogs led by just two at intermission, 36-34, and Rice took the lead with a quick, 8-0 run fueled by a pair of Marcus Evans 3-pointers. LA Tech answered with a 7-0 run of its own...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson rallies North Texas 80-70 over Louisiana Tech

DENTON, Texas (AP) Deckie Johnson scored 15 of his 21 points in the first five minutes of the second half, rallying North Texas from a 10-point, halftime deficit to beat Louisiana Tech 80-70 on Saturday. Johnson's run began with a 3-pointer just 43 seconds into the half and ended on a 4-point play to give the Mean Green (9-14, 4-6 Conference USA) a 47-46 lead with 15:05 left....
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson rallies North Texas 80-69 over Louisiana Tech

DENTON, Texas (AP) Deckie Johnson scored 15 of his 21 points in the first five minutes of the second half, rallying North Texas from a 10-point, halftime deficit to beat Louisiana Tech 80-69 on Saturday. Johnson's run began with a 3-pointer just 43 seconds into the half and ended on a 4-point play to give the Mean Green (9-14, 4-6 Conference USA) a 47-46 lead with 15:05 left....
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Todd Fitch named new La Tech offensive coordinator

Skip Holtz and Todd Fitch are once again reuniting in the college coaching scene. The two have worked together many times in the past and they are now back together at Louisiana Tech. On Friday, the team announced that they were working on a deal to bring Fitch, who just been relieved of his duties by Scott Loeffler at Boston College a month earlier, in to run the offense. They announced...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech beats Middle Tennessee 73-63

RUSTON, La. (AP) Erik McCree scored 18 points with 12 rebounds and Louisiana Tech beat Middle Tennessee 73-63 on Thursday night. The Bulldogs (18-6, 7-4 Conference USA) have won five of six. Dayon Griffin and Jacobi Boykins scored 14 points apiece, Alex Hamilton had 12 points with 11 assists, and Merrill Holden added 12. Louisiana Tech shot over 54 percent despite hitting just...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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