LOUISIANA TECH RUMORS

McCree's double-double helps Louisiana Tech beat FIU 77-61

RUSTON, La. (AP) Erik McCree had his 12th double-double of the season, Jacobi Boykins scored 17 points and Louisiana Tech cruised to a 77-61 win over Florida International on Saturday night. Jalen Harris added 11 points while DaQuan Bracey scored eight with 10 assists and zero turnovers. The freshman came into the game No. 5 nationally in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.74). Florida...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

McCree leads La Tech to 72-66 win over UTSA

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Erik McCree scored 25 points, grabbed nine rebounds and made the key plays in the closing seconds to help Louisiana Tech edge UTSA 72-66 on Saturday. UTSA scored eight straight to close within 68-66 with 1:14 to play. After a Bulldogs turnover, the Roadrunners missed two shots and Omar Sherman's layup with 20 seconds left made it 70-66. McCree then blocked a 3...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cancer treatment for La. Tech's Dancy deemed successful

RUSTON, La. (AP) Louisiana Tech running back Jaqwis Dancy says he's been informed that cancer treatments he's been receiving since last fall have been successful. Diagnosed with Stage 3 Hodgkin's lymphoma last October, Dancy says ''it felt amazing'' to hear on Thursday night that he was cancer-free. He says his biggest goal now is to return to playing for the Bulldogs. Dancy...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Boykins drains 5 treys as Louisiana Tech defeats W. Kentucky

RUSTON, La. (AP) Jacobi Boykins returned from a one-game suspension to score 25 points, 19 in the first half, and Louisiana Tech broke a two-game skid with a 76-67 win over Western Kentucky on Thursday night. Boykins, who was ejected after an on-court scuffle last week and then suspended for a game, was 10-for-15 shooting with five 3-pointers - his most since mid-December - and...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech's Boykins, UAB's Baxter suspended for fight

IRVING, Texas (AP) Conference USA says Louisiana Tech's Jacobi Boykins and UAB's Hakeem Baxter are suspended one game for fighting in the benches-clearing mayhem that led to multiple ejections from Thursday's game. Boykins will miss Louisiana Tech's game at Middle Tennessee. Baxter will miss UAB's home game against Southern Mississippi. Players from both benches spilled onto...
Via Associated Press
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech Vs. UAB Basketball Brawl Leads To Mass Ejections, Ridiculous Ending

The Louisiana Tech University and University of Alabama at Birmingham basketball teams really should stick to hoops. The teams’ game devolved into a farce Thursday at Bartow Arena after a mass brawl and subsequent ejections left both sides short-handed. With around six minutes remaining in the second half and UAB leading by 13 points, the chaos came when UAB’s Hakeem Baxter started...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech’s Jacobi Boykins threw down a ridiculous in-game 360 dunk

There would seem to be a decent chance that you missed last night’s Louisiana Tech-Charlotte college basketball game, and if so, you missed one hell of a dunk. Check out this IN-GAME 360 dunk from Louisiana Tech junior Jacobi Boykins: In-game 360 dunks amaze me, for two reasons: 1. Well, they’re just so damn incredible, obviously. I mean, they’re incredible in an empty...
Via The Comeback
January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Five reasons to watch the Armed Forces Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main event around New Year's.Navy is coming off a loss to Army, a...
Via Yardbarker
December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech player squashes Tyler Summitt pregnancy rumors by posting pic

Tyler Summitt, son of legendary Tennessee basketball coach Pat Summitt, was announced as the Louisiana Tech Head Women’s Basketball Coach in 2014 at just 22 years old. This past Thursday, he resigned amid rumors after allegedly “engaging in a relationship” with a player. That’s when things started to blow up and rumors swirled before they were dispelled yesterday. Ashley...
Via The Comeback
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Louisiana Tech’s Ashley Santos squashes pregnancy rumors

Earlier this week, Tyler Summitt, head coach of the Louisiana Tech women’s basketball team, announced his resignation from the team after rumors arose that he had inappropriate relations with one of the players and got her pregnant. However, on Friday, Ashley Santos, one of the players in question, tweeted out a picture of her at practice, squashing the rumors. She tweeted out...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyler Summitt resigns from Louisiana Tech after ‘inappropriate relationship’

Tyler Summitt, the son of legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt, appeared to be on his way to a promising career at Louisiana Tech before an “inappropriate relationship” led to his decision to step down as the team’s head coach this week. There is some speculation that the relationship was with a player, but no specifics have been confirmed. Summitt announced his decision...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyler Summitt reportedly impregnated Louisiana Tech player

Tyler Summitt resigned from his position as head coach of the Louisiana Tech women’s basketball coach Thursday after admitting to having an inappropriate relationship. While that’s big enough news in and of itself, there is also a salacious aspect to this story: Summitt reportedly impregnated one of his players. Here is what Summitt said in a statement announcing his resignation...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Tyler Summitt Resigns As Louisiana Tech Coach After Impregnating Player

The story behind Tyler Summitt’s sudden resignation as the head coach of the Louisiana Tech women’s basketball team Thursday reportedly has taken a shocking turn. The 25-year-old coach said he stepped down after “engaging in a relationship that has negatively affected the people I love, respect and care about the most,” Summitt didn’t provide a specific reason, but multiple...
Via NESN.com
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyler Summitt abruptly resigns as La. Tech coach due after admitting to inappropriate relationship

The end of a college basketball season means the door is open for a few rounds on the coaching carousel for men’s and women’s basketball programs. One particular coaching change may have caught some by surprise, and that would be the news that Tyler Summitt has resigned as head coach of the women’s basketball program at Louisiana Tech. Summitt, the son of legendary women’s...
Via The Comeback
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Louisiana Tech QB Jeff Driskel

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 QB Jeff Driskel appeared first on Steelers Depot by Luc Polglaze...
Via Steelers Depot
March 28, 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

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

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

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

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

WATCH: Southern Miss WR make absurd TD catch

In what may be the coolest catch you will see from Saturday, Southern Mississippi wide receiver Mike Thomas caught a seven-yard touchdown pass Odell Beckham style. Thomas reeled the pass in with one hand, used his body to control the football and maintained possession all the way to the ground. The catch gave his team a 21-3 lead over Louisiana Tech and is as good as any you’ll...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech trolls Florida over QB Jeff Driskel

Current Louisiana Tech quarterback Jeff Driskel didn’t have the most successful collegiate career while in Gainesville. Enter a new year and a new school though, and Driskel is proving sometimes all you need is a change of scenery. So far this year Driskel has thrown for 13 touchdowns for La. Tech, more than any season he was playing for UF, where he was an on-and-off starter....
Via Campus Sports Net
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech Trolls Florida Over Jeff Driskel’s Success With Bulldogs

Louisiana Tech quarterback Jeff Driskel has thrown 13 touchdown passes in 2015, which, surprisingly, is the best mark of his career. Driskel, who was Florida’s off-and-on starter for a few seasons before transferring for his final year to play for the Bulldogs, threw for 12 touchdowns back in 2012. Louisiana Tech had a bit of fun with Florida fans on Twitter regarding the matter...
Via College Spun
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Louisiana Tech QB Jeff Driskel Hits Trent Taylor For 13-Yard Touchdown Against WKU

For years Florida fans hoped to see Jeff Driskel develop in to the kind of quarterback that could lead the Gators to glory, but it never quite happened. In fact, most of the time he looked pretty bad for the  Gators. However, the version that is playing for Louisiana Tech would have been just fine.In two games Driskel is 1-1 with over 600 yards and six touchdowns. He had a 300+...
Via FatManWriting
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

La. Tech coach defends Driskel, was a scapegoat at Florida

Last wekeend, Jeff Driskel made his debut as the quarterback for Louisiana Tech … and it was a moment that their fans loved, as he scored five touchdowns (four passing and one rushing) in the team’s win. At the same time, fans of his former school, the Florida Gators, were wondering where that type of performance was when he was in Gainesville. Driskel’s new coach, Skip Holtz...
Via Gamedayr
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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