Found November 26, 2011 on
Louisiana Tech Athletics:
The Louisiana Tech men's basketball team (2-2) fell to Portland State (3-2) 66-48 at the Jim Thorpe Classic in Laramie, Wyo. as freshman forward Michale Kyser (Lancaster, Texas) scored 10 points and blocked two shots.
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David Amerson received the news on Monday afternoon. The NC State sophomore cornerback is one of three finalists for the 2011 Jim Thorpe Award, given annually to the top defensive back in college football.
The Louisiana Tech men's basketball (2-3) team dropped the last game of the Jim Thorpe Classic to host-school Wyoming (6-1) 73-58 Sunday night at Arena-Auditorium as sophomore guard Cordarius Johnson (Coushatta, La.) scored 16 points, 12 of them in the second half.
Behind 14 second-half points from senior guard Trevor Gaskins (Alpharetta, Ga.), the Louisiana Tech men's basketball team (2-1) defeated Maryland Eastern Shore (1-5) 73-54 in the first game of the Jim Thorpe Classic Friday afternoon at Arena-Auditorium in Laramie, Wyo. as five Bulldogs scored in double-figures.