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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
5 days ago

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
6 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech Fan Celebrates NIT Win By Ripping Off His Clothes On Camera

Louisiana Tech pulled out a big win over Central Michigan in the NIT Tournament last night and one of their fans had no trouble getting into the spirit of postseason basketball. This guy, who apparently goes by Champagne Ernie, managed to go from fully dressed in a shirt and tie to completely topless in a Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kenneth Smith Headlines 2015 Conference-USA Awards

Kenneth Smith of Louisiana Tech has been named the 2015 Conference-USA Player of the Year. Joining Smith on the All-Conference First Team are Trey Freeman, Jeromie Hill, Vince Hunter and T.J. Price. Julian Washburn won Defensive Player of the Year honors, while Torin Dorn was named Freshman of the Year.
Via RealGM
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech beats Southern Miss 72-61

RUSTON, La. (AP) Raheem Appleby and Michale Kyser combined for 42 points as Louisiana Tech beat Southern Miss 72-61 and clinched the Conference USA regular season crown on Thursday night. Appleby had 23 points and Kyser scored nine of his 19 points in the final 8:34 of the second half, finishing with 14 boards. The Bulldogs (24-7, 15-3) claimed their first outright championship...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana State beats Texas-San Antonio 76-66

RUSTON, La. (AP) Erik McCree scored 16 points and led five players in double figures as Louisiana Tech beat the University of Texas-San Antonio 76-66 on Saturday night. Alex Hamilton added 15 points for the Bulldogs (23-7, 14-3 Conference USA). Raheem Appleby and Kenneth Smith had 12 points apiece and Michale Kyser had 10. Louisiana Tech pulled away 27-16 on a 3-pointer by Appleby...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

UTEP's Floyd suspended after ejection in loss at La Tech

IRVING, Texas (AP) UTEP coach Tim Floyd was suspended for a game by Conference USA for failing to leave the court quickly after receiving two quick technical fouls and getting ejected in a loss at Louisiana Tech. The league said Friday that Floyd violated the league's conduct policy, which calls for an automatic suspension if a coach doesn't leave the floor in a timely manner after...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

BU football schedules La. Tech from 2020-22

The Baylor football program has scheduled three games against Louisiana Tech.
Via WacoTrib.com - Baylor Football
February 27, 2015

Louisiana Tech downs UTEP 77-60

RUSTON, La. (AP) Erik McCree scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Louisiana Tech dominated UTEP 77-60 Thursday night to claim first place in Conference USA. Raheem Appleby and Kenneth Smith scored 17 points apiece for the Bulldogs (22-7, 13-3), who shot 45.5 percent from the field. The win follows last Saturday's 72-53 drubbing by Old Dominion in which the Bulldogs' shot...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Mid-Major Rankings for the Week of Feb. 23

1. Gonzaga (28-1, 16-0 WCC). Last week: 1 Gonzaga used a second-half comeback at Saint Mary’s to stay unbeaten in conference play. The Bulldogs now have a 21-game winning streak, and they finish the regular season with home games against San Diego and BYU.   2. Northern Iowa (26-2, 15-1 MVC). Last week: 2 Northern Iowa blew out Loyola (Chicago) and Bradley last week to stay tied...
Via The Catch and Shoot
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

UAB handles Marshall 72-54

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) William Lee scored 16 points with 10 rebounds to help UAB handle Marshall 72-54 on Saturday night. Chris Cokley added 11 points and 13 boards for UAB (15-13, 11-4 Conference USA), which overcame a slow start to pull within one game of conference leader Louisiana Tech. UAB didn't record a field goal in the first 4:55, but trailed just 7-4 at that point when...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech beats Charlotte, 83-82 in OT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Alex Hamilton scored four of his 29 points in overtime to help Louisiana Tech beat Charlotte 83-82 on Thursday night. Raheem Appleby scored on a layup and Hamilton added back-to-back layups as the Bulldogs used a 6-1 surge to build a 79-74 lead with 3:00 left in overtime. Charlotte's Mike Thorne Jr. answered with a bucket to make it 79-76, but the 49ers missed...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

LSU projects as an 11 seed in latest bracket by ESPN.com's Joe Lunardi

He lies out the possibility of a second-round game between the Tigers and Louisiana Tech.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
February 16, 2015

Louisiana Tech routs FIU,75-42, takes C-USA lead

RUSTON, La. (AP) Raheem Appleby and Alex Hamilton each scored 14 points as Louisiana Tech roared past Florida International, 75-42, to earn its 20th win of the season and take over sole possession of first place in Conference USA Saturday night. The Bulldogs (20-6, 11-2) entered Saturday tied with Western Kentucky atop the conference standings, but the Hilltoppers were upset by...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech stays atop C-USA standings; beats FAU 65-54

RUSTON, La. (AP) Erik McCree and Alex Hamilton scored 15 points apiece as Louisiana Tech beat Florida Atlantic 65-54 on Thursday night to remain atop the Conference USA standings. Kenneth Smith and Michale Kyser added 10 points apiece for Louisiana Tech (19-6, 10-2). The Bulldogs forced 16 turnovers and held the Owls to 19-of-49 shooting (38.8 percent). Hamilton's three-point play...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

See where each Louisiana college's Class of 2015 signees attended high school

See the high schools of the signing classes for LSU, Tulane, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana-Monroe, Louisiana Tech, Nicholls State, Northwestern State, Southeastern, McNeese State, Southern and Grambling.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
February 06, 2015

Watch: UAB’s William Lee with the one-handed thrown down dunk

Awesome dunk by UAB’s William Lee as the Blazers cruised to a 80-60 win over Louisiana Tech. That win brings both teams to 8-2 in the conference as they trail only 9-1 Western Kentucky.
Via Bloguin Best
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: UAB’s William Lee with the one-handed thrown down dunk

Awesome dunk by UAB’s William Lee as the Blazers cruised to a 80-60 win over Louisiana Tech. That win brings both teams to 8-2 in the conference as they trail only 9-1 Western Kentucky.
Via The Student Section
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

UAB cruises against Louisiana Tech, 80-60

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Nick Norton scored 16 points and Hakeem Baxter added 15 and 10 rebounds to help lead UAB to an 80-60 victory over Louisiana Tech on Thursday night. Tosin Mehinti and Chris Cokley each added 12-point, seven-rebound performances for the Blazers (12-11, 8-2 Conference USA), who have won eight of their last 10. UAB shot 46.8 percent from the field, holding Louisiana...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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