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Half-court heave wins it for Louisiana Tech

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Alex Hamilton had a career-high 38 points, Derric Jean hit the game-winning 3 from half court as time expired and Louisiana Tech beat Marshall 97-94 on Thursday night.Deric took the inbounds pass from the baseline with 3.3 seconds, drove up the right sideline and pulled up with his feet touching the half-court line.Hamilton added six assists and four steals...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Louisiana Tech beats Marshall with half-court shot

Louisiana Tech survived a scare from Marshall on Thursday night by nailing a half-court buzzer beater to win 97-94. Check this out….what a shot! Holy
Via The Student Section
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Hamilton's 38, Jean's half-court heave win it for La. Tech

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) Alex Hamilton had a career-high 38 points, Derric Jean hit the game-winning 3 from half court as time expired and Louisiana Tech beat Marshall 97-94 on Thursday night. Deric took the inbounds pass from the baseline with 3.3 seconds, drove up the right sideline and pulled up with his feet touching the half-court line. Hamilton added six assists and four...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Louisiana Tech Win On Steph Curry-Like Half-Court Buzzer-Beater

A good buzzer’beater can be one of the most exciting things in sports, and NBA fans have become accustomed to such things with the recent success of Warriors star Steph Curry. Nobody does it better, but every once in a while somebody will give it their best shot,  Thursday night, with the game tied 97-97 against Marshall, Lousiana Tech’s Derric Jean did just that, launching...
Via College Spun
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Preview: Kenneth Dixon

The Sports Quotient’s annual Draft Preview series returns! Over the course of the 10 weeks leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft, we will take a look at the top NFL prospects at each position. This week, we open with a focus on the running back position. Today we examine Louisiana Tech's Kenneth Dixon. College Career During his tenure at Louisiana Tech, Kenneth Dixon never had a...
Via The Sports Quotient
February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech crushes Rice 88-69

RUSTON, La. (AP) Alex Hamilton scored 25 points with 11 rebounds and Louisiana Tech crushed Rice 88-69 on Saturday. Hamilton was 10 of 15 from the field with a pair of 3-pointers. Jacobi Boykins scored 19 points and Dayon Griffin added 13 as Louisiana Tech (22-7, 11-5 Conference USA) shot nearly 51 percent. Louisiana Tech took control early and never trailed. The Bulldogs got...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Steelers Meet With Louisiana Tech DT Vernon Butler At Combine

The Pittsburgh Steelers could very well wind up addressing their defensive line during the 2016 NFL Draft as they could certainly use some quality depth at both defensive end and nose tackle. On Saturday, one draft hopeful, Louisiana Tech defensive tackle Vernon Butler, said during his interview with the media that... The post Steelers Meet With Louisiana Tech DT Vernon Butler...
Via Steelers Depot
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Derrick Henry, Kenneth Dixon Among Friday’s NFL Combine Winners

Another year has come and gone, and Chris Johnson’s 4.24-second 40-yard dash record still stands among running backs. Georgia running back Keith Marshall had the best speed showing of the first day NFL Scouting Combine drills with a 4.31-second 40-yard dash. Marshall didn’t crack Friday’s list of combine winners, however. See who did make the cut with most of the measurements...
Via NESN.com
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeff Driskel thinks he could have thrown for 4,000 yards in 2015 at Florida

Former Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel thinks the success he had in 2015 at Louisiana Tech could have been repeated had he stayed with the Gators. Uh huh. Sure. And I could be sliding into the DMs of Sophia Lauren, Megan Fox, and Miss America at the same time; theoretically possible, but the likelihood of that happening is smaller than the chances of Kanye West making any sense...
Via The Comeback
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech beats North Texas 73-62 in OT

RUSTON, La. (AP) Alex Hamilton scored 19 points and passed out eight assists and Louisiana Tech beat North Texas in overtime to win 73-62 on Thursday night to keep its first-round bye hopes alive for the Conference USA tournament. Dayon Griffin opened overtime by hitting a 3-pointer and the Bulldogs scored 10 straight points before the Mean Green got on the board with Jeremy Combs...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

UAB sits atop C-USA after 77-67 win over Middle Tennessee

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Dirk Williams scored 19 points and Alabama-Birmingham beat Middle Tennessee 77-67 on Sunday night to move alone atop the Conference USA standings. UAB (22-5, 12-2) bounced back from an 85-76 loss at Louisiana Tech on Feb. 13 that had snapped a four-game win streak. The Blazers have matched a program record with 12 conference wins. Giddy Potts and Quavius...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Moore, Winn combine for 43, UTEP beats Louisiana Tech 91-80

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Lee Moore scored 26 points with nine assists and Terry Winn matched his career-best with 17 points helping UTEP hold off Louisiana Tech 91-80 on Saturday to win its sixth-straight game. The Miners (17-11, 8-6 Conference USA) were sharp from the field, making 35 of 59 field goals - just shy of 60-percent shooting - and are unbeaten since losing at Louisiana...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Louisiana Tech DT Vernon Butler

As you should know by now, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles will be... The post 2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Louisiana Tech DT Vernon Butler appeared first on Steelers Depot by Luc Polglaze...
Via Steelers Depot
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech tops Texas-San Antonio, 87-74

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Alex Hamilton poured in 25 points and distributed six assists as Louisiana Tech won its third straight, topping Texas-San Antonio 87-74 Thursday night. The Bulldogs put themselves in position for one of Conference USA's top seeds into the conference tournament by upsetting conference leaders Middle Tennessee and UAB last week and continued the streak by sweeping...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana’s budget crisis leads to Louisiana Tech recruit to decommit

If you thought the threat of college football in Louisiana being shutdown was an idle threat, well, you’re more than likely right. The ongoing budget crisis in Louisiana may not actually prevent LSU or other college football programs in the state from playing football this fall, but it has led to one high school recruit stepping back from a commitment to Louisiana Tech. Johnathan...
Via The Comeback
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

McCree's 33 fuels Louisiana Tech's 85-76 win over UAB

RUSTON, La. (AP) Erik McCree scored a career-high 33 points and Louisiana Tech came back from a seven-point halftime deficit to beat UAB 85-76 on Saturday. McCree hit 11 of his 20 attempts from the field. Alex Hamilton added 20 points and eight assists for Louisiana Tech (19-6, 8-4 Conference USA), which has won six of seven. Nick Norton finished with 20 points to lead UAB (21...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2016  |  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
February 11, 2016  |  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
February 08, 2016  |  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
February 06, 2016  |  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
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

More moves at BC

The coaching carousel continues at Boston College as football coach Steve Addazio’s staff changes. Word has it that the latest moves came on Friday when former offensive coordinator Todd Fitch went to Louisiana Tech as Skip Holtz’s offensive coordinator and that defensive line coach Ben Albert coach will move to Duke as defensive line coach…
Via A Jersey Guy
February 05, 2016  |  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
February 04, 2016  |  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
January 31, 2016  |  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
January 30, 2016  |  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
January 29, 2016  |  Discuss
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