LOUISIANA TECH BULLDOGS NEWS

Former Ole Miss and Jesuit basketball star Michael White explains why he became Florida's head coach

Former Ole Miss and Jesuit High basketball star Michael White talks about why he left Louisiana Tech to become Florida's head coach.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
11 hours ago

Arkansas will open 2016 with Louisiana Tech

Arkansas will open the 2016 football season with a game against Louisiana Tech, according to a news release.
Via WholeHogSports
5 days ago

Louisiana Tech basketball names Konkol as new coach

RUSTON, La. (AP) Louisiana Tech has hired Miami assistant Eric Konkol as the Bulldogs' new men's basketball coach. Konkol, whose appointment was announced Monday, takes over for Michael White, who was hired by Florida earlier this month. Louisiana Tech athletic director Tommy McClelland says Konkol ''has a national reputation as a great recruiter'' and is a rising star in coaching...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech hires Eric Konkol as new basketball coach

  Louisiana Tech has hired Miami assistant Eric Konkol as the Bulldogs' new men's basketball coach. Konkol, whose appointment was announced Monday, takes over for Michael White, who was hired by Florida earlier this month. Louisiana Tech athletic director Tommy McClelland says Konkol ''has a national reputation as a great recruiter'' and is a rising star in coaching. Konkol begins...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech is set to hire Eric Konkol

With Michael White heading to Gainesville to coach the Florida Gators, current and former Louisiana Tech players were calling for assistant coach Dusty May. May decided to join White at Florida, but the athletes found out their new coach late Saturday night as former Miami assistant Eric Konkol will take over the job this week. Konkol has worked multiple years with Jim Larranaga...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech to hire Konkol to replace White

Louisiana Tech to hire Konkol to replace White
Via Philly Sports Live
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Quick Look: Raiders 2015 UDFAs (Part III)

Mitchell Bell G, Louisiana Tech: Bell played at Navarro Junior College before transferring to Louisiana Tech where he started 20 games in two seasons. He has decent size for a guard at 6-foot-3 and 354 pounds and he has decent feet and moves around well. He joins his former teammate Terrell Pinson on the 90 man squad. Travell Dixon CB, Washington: Dixon started his college career...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jermaine Ruttley Headed to UALR, Not Louisiana Tech

After re-opening his recruitment following a commitment to Louisiana Tech, former Florida A&M guard Jermaine Ruttley has told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman that he will instead attend Arkansas-Little Rock. Terrific get for Arkansas-Little Rock coach Chris Beard. Picked up transfer Jermaine Ruttley — who had committed to Louisiana Tech. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) May 16, 2015...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sonny Dykes ranked as the No. 11 coach in the Pac-12

According to Steven Lassan of Athlon Sports, Sonny Dykes ranks as the No. 11 head coach in the Pac-12 conference.Here is what Lassan had to say about Dykes:"The depth of the Pac-12’s coaching prowess is on full display when Sonny Dykes ranks as the No. 11 coach on this list. After a successful 22-15 stint at Louisiana Tech from 2010-12, Dykes is 6-18 in two seasons at California...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Fifth-Year Transfer Jermaine Ruttley Re-Opens Recruitment

Fifth-year transfer Jermaine Ruttley has de-committed from Louisiana Tech and will re-open his recruitment, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. Playing for the Florida A&M Rattlers last season, the 6’3″, 200 pound Ruttley averaged a team-best 17.4 points and 6.7 rebounds per game. The team may have gone 2-27 and finished dead last in the MEAC, but Ruttley still managed to...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

The First Cup of Coffee: South Louisiana is the new cradle of SEC head basketball coaches

Columnist Ron Higgins talks about Louisiana Tech basketball coach and former New Orleans Jesuit star Michael White being hired by Florida to replace Billy Donovan.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
18 days ago

Gators tab Louisiana Tech coach to replace Donovan

Florida has hired Louisiana Tech's Michael White as its basketball coach.
Via WholeHogSports
19 days ago

Report: Michael White Is Florida’s ‘Leading Candidate’

Michael White of Louisiana Tech is Florida's "leading candidate" according to a report from Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports.
Via Gamedayr
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-LSU Lineman Mickey Johnson picks Louisiana Tech

It turns out that Mickey Johnson, a former LSU defensive lineman who announced his intent to transfer from the tigers in January, won’t be going too far away. As The New Orleans Times-Picayune first reported, Johnson announced that he intends to transfer to Louisiana Tech (220 miles if you’re curious) following graduation from LSU in August, at which point he will be eligible...
Via Campus Sports Net
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Crenshaw introduced as Georgia's women's coach

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Joni Crenshaw worked for Andy Landers for four years at Georgia, and their connection helped her become a better coach. Now she gets to put those lessons to good use. Crenshaw, 36, was introduced Monday as Landers' successor with the Lady Bulldogs. Landers retired in March after Georgia was not invited to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 20 years. ''Coach...
Via AP on Fox
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, Buccaneers, Jaguars, Jets, Raiders & Redskins

Draft Aaron Wilson reports that Memphis CB Bobby McCain had private meeting with the Buccaneers. Matt Miller reports that teams are talking to Louisiana Tech LB Houston Bates about playing fullback at the next level. According to Tony Pauline, Missouri DE Shane Ray will workout for the Titans on Monday and visit the Jaguars on Tuesday. Buccaneers The ... The post NFL Notes: Draft...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Since Oregon offer, 2016 Ehret LB De'Jon Harris' recruitment sees uptick

Harris has also been offered by Tulane, Arkansas, Louisiana Tech, Troy, Memphis, Louisiana-Monroe, Western Kentucky
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
March 31, 2015

Southern Lab quartet, including QB Bladrick Veal, excited for Southern Miss, Louisiana Tech offers

Jonard Robinson, Deion Rainey, Darbbeon Profit join quarterback with new interest from Golden Eagles
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
March 25, 2015

NIT Capsules

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Alex Hamilton scored 25 points and Louisiana Tech made 11 3-pointers in rolling to an 84-72 victory over Texas A&M in the second round of the NIT on Monday night. Hamilton was 9 of 15 from the field, including 3 of 6 from long distance, for Louisiana Tech (27-8). Kenneth Smith drained all four of his 3-point attempts and finished with 16 points and...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech cruises into NIT quarterfinals

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) Alex Hamilton scored 25 points and Louisiana Tech made 11 3-pointers as the Bulldogs rolled to an 84-72 victory over Texas A&M in the second round of the NIT on Monday. Hamilton was 9 of 15 from the field, including 3 of 6 from distance, for Louisiana Tech (27-8). Kenneth Smith drained all four of his 3-point attempts and finished with 16 points and...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor women in usual role hosting 1st-round NCAA games

WACO, Texas (AP) Kim Mulkey and Brooke Stoehr were both NCAA Final Four point guards at Louisiana Tech. The former pupils of legendary women's coach Leon Barmore are now coaching against each other in the NCAA Tournament. Mulkey's perennial Big 12 champion Lady Bears are home Friday to play a Northwestern State team, co-coached by Stoehr and husband Scott, that has never won an...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Excited Louisiana Tech Fan At Last Night’s NIT Game Ripped His Clothes Off

Louisiana Tech registered an 89-79 victory over Central Michigan in the opening round of the NIT last night. It’s doubtful that any La. Tech fan got more into the game than this young man, Ernesto Diaz Jr., aka “Champagne Ernie.”  Diaz was so excited to be on camera at the game, he immediately began shedding his clothes. Have a look, if you dare.   Big S/O to the one...
Via College Spun
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech moves on in NIT with win over Central Michigan

RUSTON, La. (AP) -- Raheem Appleby scored 22 points and Jacobi Boykins added 18 as Louisiana Tech beat Central Michigan 89-79 in the opening round of the NIT on Tuesday night. Appleby led Louisiana Tech (26-8) to its third consecutive NIT opening round win. The senior trio of Appleby, Michale Kyser and Kenneth Smith won their 100th game, the most of any senior class in school history...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech moves on in NIT, 89-79 over Central Michigan

RUSTON, La. (AP) Raheem Appleby scored 22 points and Jacobi Boykins added 18 and Louisiana Tech beat Central Michigan 89-79 in the opening round of the NIT on Tuesday night. Appleby led Louisiana Tech (26-8) to its third consecutive NIT opening round win. The senior trio of Appleby, Michale Kyser and Kenneth Smith won their 100th game, the most of any senior class in school history...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

McCree, Louisiana Tech beat Rice 70-64, advance in C-USA

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Erik McCree had 17 points and 12 rebounds to help No. 1 seed Louisiana Tech beat ninth-seeded Rice 70-64 in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA tournament on Thursday night. Alex Hamilton scored 15, Raheem Appleby 11, and Michale Kiser added 10 for Louisiana Tech (25-7), which will face fourth-seeded UAB in the semifinals Friday. Rice (12-20), which trailed...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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