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Louisiana Tech Unveils Alternate Helmet for 2014

Louisiana Tech is planning a one-game switch for its helmet design in 2014.The Bulldogs usually wear a helmet with the state of Louisiana headlined...
Via Athlon Sports
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Terrier Notebook: Nichols to Louisiana Tech, Redfern signs with Panthers, SoCon Academic Honors

Here's a look at some recent news of interest about Wofford athletics:Terrier assistant men's basketball coach Darris Nichols has accepted an assistant coaching job at Louisiana Tech.Two former Terriers have joined the Carolina Panthers organization, as kicker Kasey Redfern signed as a free agent on Thursday. He is accompanied by Brenton Bersin, who attended training camp...
Via Talkin' Terriers
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 105 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs season preview

Coach Skip Holtz had a rough season in his first year at Louisiana Tech. The Bulldogs finished with a 4-8 overall record and managed to win only three of eight Conference USA games. The 2014 season will begin with an enormous challenge as Holtz and his squad travel to Norman to battle the Oklahoma Sooners.  Sophomore Ryan Higgins will hold down the quarterback position after Scotty...
Via College Football Universe
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders add large DT Justin Ellis

The Raiders finally turned their attention to their defensive line in the fourth round, drafting a Justin Ellis, a nose tackle out of Louisiana Tech, with the 107th overall selection. Ellis is a large tackle, at 6’1” and 334 lbs. He has a good motor for a big player, says NFL Network’s Mike Mayock. Mayock said that Ellis didn’t show the laziness that plagues many large tackles...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Pre-Draft Peek: Interview with Justin Ellis, NT

Deuce Windham NFC South Staff Writer It is now two days before the NFL draft and today I sat down with Justin Ellis, NT, out of Louisiana Tech to discuss his positioning with different teams, his experiences interviewing with the Saints and to go over different defensive styles.  For those of you who haven’t gotten to know or hear about Ellis, I’ve covered him a couple times...
Via TopSportsReport
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Hires Southern Miss Coach Donnie Tyndall

After missing on Louisiana Tech’s Michael White, Tennessee might have done even better in hiring Southern Mississippi’s Donnie Tyndall. Tyndall isn’t a big name, but he’s turned around both Morehead State and Southern Miss fairly quickly. He also recruited in the region as an assistant at Middle Tennessee State. When he took over at Morehead State, the team was going nowhere...
Via Bloguin Best
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Focuses Coaching Search On Michael White

Tennessee is focusing its coaching search on Michael White of Louisiana Tech. The Volunteers are looking for a replacement for Cuonzo Martin, who left the program for California. A source told CBSSports.com that UT has informally contacted some "A-list" candidates but that the interest hasn't been mutual. Another source told CBSSports.com that at least one potential...
Via RealGM
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Player Scouting Report – Louisiana Tech NT Justin Ellis

By Alex Kozora Our focus has shifted to the offseason and for the next few months, I’ll be providing scouting reports on several draft prospects. Some of these players the Pittsburgh Steelers may look at and others will be top players that will be off the board before they select. All to make you as […] 2014 NFL Draft Player Scouting Report – Louisiana Tech NT Justin Ellis...
Via Steelers Depot
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

23 Year Old Tyler Summitt New Head Coach of LA Tech Women’s Hoops

Tyler Summitt, the son of coaching legend Pat Summitt has just been named the new head coach of the Louisiana Tech women’s basketball team at the age of 23 according to Yahoo Sports. “I’ve always felt I’ve had a leg up because I grew up around basketball,” Summitt told Yahoo Sports in a 2012 interview. “When you grow up a coach’s kid, there’s something unique about...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisana Tech hires Pat Summitt's son Tyler as women's coach

Louisiana Tech has hired Tyler Summitt, the son of former Tennessee coach Pat Summitt, to take over the Lady Techsters.
Via FOXSports.com
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

La Tech hires Tyler Summitt as women's coach

RUSTON, La. (AP) Louisiana Tech has hired Tyler Summitt, the son of former Tennessee coach Pat Summitt, to take over the Lady Techsters.
Via FOXSports.com
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech holds off Georgia, 79-71, in NIT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Louisiana Tech was so dominant in the first 13 minutes against Georgia on Saturday that its biggest challenge became avoiding tentative play.
Via FOXSports.com
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech beats Iona 89-88 in NIT

RUSTON, La. (AP) Kenneth ''Speedy'' Smith put back a rebound with 2.2 seconds left to give Louisiana Tech an 89-88 victory in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament on Wednesday night.
Via FOXSports.com
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech rolls by Middle Tennessee 55-39

Jaron Johnson scored 15 points and Louisiana Tech topped Middle Tennessee 55-39 Thursday to move into a first-place tie in the Conference USA standings. Louisiana Tech (23-6, 11-3) and Middle Tennessee (21-8, 11-3) are part of a four-way tie atop the standings. Each team has two conference games remaining. Louisiana Tech closed the first half on a 9-2 run for a 27-19 lead. Middle...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech holds off Old Dominion 71-66

Alex Hamilton scored 20 points and Chris Anderson 19 as Louisiana Tech held off Old Dominion for a 71-66 victory on Saturday night in the first meeting between the programs. The victory left the Bulldogs (22-6, 10-3) in a four-way tie for second in Conference USA, a game back of Middle Tennessee, Louisiana Tech's next opponent. Kenyon McNeail added 14 and Jaron Johnson 10 for...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson leads Louisiana Tech past Tulsa 66-61

Jaron Johnson scored 18 points as Louisiana Tech came back to beat Tulsa 66-61 Thursday. A 6-0 spurt by Tulsa extended its lead to 50-41 with 6:53 remaining. Louisiana Tech scored eight of the next nine points, trimming its deficit to two with about 5 minutes to play. Rashad Ray hit a jumper and James Woodard made a free throw to make it 54-49 with 3:16 left but Louisiana Tech...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

C-USA releases 1-year schedule for 13-team league

Conference USA on Monday released its 2014 football schedule, a one-year model for a season with 13 conference teams. Each team will play eight conference games. The six-team West Division includes Louisiana Tech, North Texas, Rice, Southern Miss, UTEP and UTSA. They play each other, and face three East Division teams. FIU, Florida Atlantic, Marshall, Middle Tennessee, Old Dominion...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech routs Marshall 98-77

Alex Hamilton scored 24 points and Kenyon McNeail added 22 as Louisiana Tech routed Marshall 98-77 on Saturday night. The Bulldogs (17-4, 5-1 Conference USA) raced to a 17-2 lead en route to scoring 57 first-half points and winning their ninth game out of their last 10. All five of Louisiana Tech's conference wins have been by at least 20 points. Louisiana Tech shot 52.2 percent...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

La. Tech hires former Texas DC Diaz for same position

Louisiana Tech head football coach Skip Holtz says he's hired Manny Diaz as his defensive coordinator. Diaz comes to Tech after serving in the same position for two-plus seasons at Texas, where he was fired two games into last season. This marks Diaz' fourth defensive coordinator job, having held the same position at Middle Tennessee and Mississippi State before joining...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

La. Tech names Diaz defensive coordinator

Louisiana Tech head football coach Skip Holtz says he's hired Manny Diaz as his defensive coordinator. Diaz comes to Tech after serving in the same position for two-plus seasons at Texas, where he was fired two games into last season. This marks Diaz' fourth defensive coordinator job, having held the same position at Middle Tennessee and Mississippi State before joining...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Miss wins against Louisiana Tech 80-71

Daveon Boardingham scored 20 points and Southern Miss outlasted Louisiana Tech 80-71 on Sunday. Michael Craig added 17 and grabbed 12 rebounds for Tech while the team made 28-of-38 free throw attempts. Southern Miss (16-3, 3-1 Conference USA) carried an eight point advantage leading into the second half, outscoring Louisiana Tech 47-39. Two Alex Hamilton free throws midway through...
Via AP on Fox
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech crushes Tulane 73-45

Jaron Johnson and Kenyon McNeail both scored 14 points as Louisiana Tech crushed Tulane 73-45 on Thursday. La Tech (15-3, 3-0 Conference USA) got 11 points from both Alex Hamilton and Chris Anderson. The Bulldogs shot 35.5 percent as a team, including 11 of 35 beyond the arc. They dominated on the boards, out-rebounding Tulane 53-37. Tulane (9-9, 1-2) shot just 23 percent from...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

FIU crushed by Louisiana Tech 85-51

Jaron Johnson scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Louisiana Tech crushed FIU 85-51 on Saturday night. Louisiana Tech (14-3, 2-0 Conference USA) led 42-24 at intermission, mostly due to the Bulldogs 19 trips to the foul line while FIU attempted just seven. FIU (9-8, 1-1) also lost the rebounding battle, allowing Louisiana Tech 11 first half offensive rebounds and grabbing...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Illinois hires Dameron as head coach

Eastern Illinois University has hired Louisiana Tech defensive coordinator Kim Dameron as its head football coach. EIU says Friday that Dameron will take over for Dino Babers, who became head coach at Bowling Green after leading the Panthers to the Football Championship Subdivision quarterfinals. Dameron has never been a head coach. He spent last season at Louisiana Tech after...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech defeats FAU in C-USA debut

Michale Kyser scored a career-high 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Louisiana Tech to an 84-64 victory over Florida Atlantic Thursday night. Both teams were making their Conference USA debuts, Louisiana Tech coming over from the Western Athletic Conference and FAU from the Sun Belt. Alex Hamilton added 14 points, Cordarius Johnson 12 and Chris Anderson 10 for the Bulldogs...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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