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San Jose State beaten by No. 25 La Tech 88-61

Making its final road trip of the regular season, San Jose State ran into a team on a roll. Backed by a boisterous home crowd, No. 25 Louisiana Tech extended the nation's longest winning streak to 18 games Saturday night and clinched at least a share of its first Western Athletic Conference championship with an 88-61 victory over the Spartans. ''These guys have won...
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March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 25 Louisiana Tech's success built on defense

Great shooting isn't required to play for No. 25 Louisiana Tech. Neither is the superior ability to handle the ball or rebound. Only one attribute is absolutely necessary. ''You've got to be in shape,'' senior Brandon Gibson said, shaking his head. ''Full-court defense all game is no joke.'' It's that frantic, full-court pressure that...
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March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

San Jose St.-Louisiana Tech Preview

After beginning this week with its first national ranking in nearly three decades, Louisiana Tech can close it out by claiming at least a share of its first regular-season conference title in 14 years. The No. 25 Bulldogs will try to do that and stay unbeaten in the Western Athletic Conference by sending San Jose State to a 12th consecutive defeat Saturday night. Louisiana Tech...
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March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Utah St. falls to No. 25 Louisiana Tech 84-61

Utah State coach Stew Morrill is usually demonstrative on the sidelines: arms waving, feet stomping and voice shouting non-stop instructions. On Thursday night, he spent most of the game seated in his chair. There was no reason to get upset. Louisiana Tech was just too good. The 25th-ranked Bulldogs - playing in their first game as a nationally ranked team since 1985 - easily handled...
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February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 25 Louisiana Tech 84, Utah St. 61

Brandon Gibson scored 20 points, Raheem Appleby added 15 and No. 25 Louisiana Tech cruised to an 84-61 victory over Utah State on Thursday night in its first game as a nationally ranked team since 1985. Louisiana Tech (25-3, 15-0 Western Athletic Conference) never left anything in doubt, taking a 15-2 lead in the opening minutes on the way to a 49-23 halftime advantage. It was a...
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February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech 76, San Jose St. 54

Raheem Appleby scored 17 points, Alex Hamilton added 15 off the bench and Louisiana Tech coasted to a 76-54 victory over San Jose State on Thursday night. Appleby made three 3-pointers, while Hamilton had eight assists, six rebounds and four steals. Brandon Gibson chipped in 13 points for the Bulldogs (17-3, 8-0 Western Athletic), who won their ninth consecutive game. Aalim Moor...
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January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech 81, New Mexico St. 72

Alex Hamilton hit 10 of 10 from the foul line and led Louisiana Tech with a career-high 20 points as the Bulldogs purged recent demons with an 81-72 victory over New Mexico State Monday night. Louisiana State had lost seven straight in the Western Athletic Conference rivalry, including last year's conference championship game. The Aggies (6-8, 0-2) pulled to 63-61 with 13:49...
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January 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech 67, SE Missouri 63

Raheem Appleby scored 21 points as Louisiana Tech netted the first 12 points of the second half and went on to defeat Southeast Missouri State 67-63 in a nonconference game Monday. Appleby got the run started for the Bulldogs (3-1) with a pair of jumpers. After Cordarius Johnson made two free throws, Michale Kyser rebounded a missed 3-pointer by Appleby and dunked for a seven-point...
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November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech whips Arkansas Little Rock 70-52

Louisiana Tech jumped to a 12-point, halftime lead and pulled away from Arkansas-Little Rock for a 70-52 victory on Wednesday night. Cordarius Johnson led the Bulldogs (1-1) with 17 points, and Brandon Gibson scored 10. In all, 10 Bulldogs scored points, and all 15 on the roster played on a night of liberal substitution. Ben Dillard scored 17 for Arkansas-Little Rock (1-1), and...
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November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech 70, UALR 52

Louisiana Tech jumped to a 12-point, halftime lead and pulled away from Arkansas-Little Rock for a 70-52 victory on Wednesday night. Cordarius Johnson led the Bulldogs (1-1) with 17 points, and Brandon Gibson scored 10. In all, 10 Bulldogs scored points, and all 15 on the roster played on a night of liberal substitution. Ben Dillard scored 17 for Arkansas-Little Rock (1-1), and...
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November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech 84, Hawaii 67

Trevor Gaskins scored 22 points and Brandon Gibson added 16 for Louisiana Tech in an 84-67 win over Hawaii Saturday. The win extended Louisiana Tech's longest winning streak of the season to four straight games, and secured a season sweep over the Warriors. The Bulldogs (15-14, 5-7 Western Athletic Conference) also dropped Hawaii on Jan. 20 in a four-point win. This one was...
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February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Utah St. 77, Louisiana Tech 63

Preston Medlin scored 22 points and Kyisean Reed added 20 points and a game-high nine rebounds as Utah State topped Louisiana Tech 77-63 Thursday night. Seventeen of Reed's points came in the second half for the Aggies (13-12, 5-5 Western Athletic). The visiting Bulldogs (11-13, 3-6) were led by Brandon Gibson and Raheem Apppleby, who each scored 15. The Bulldogs were within...
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February 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Nevada 65, Louisiana Tech 63

Olek Czyz tied his season high with 24 points and converted the game-winning three-point play as Nevada held off Louisiana Tech 65-63 Saturday night for its 15th consecutive victory. Czyz also had 10 rebounds for the Wolf Pack (18-3, 7-0 Western Athletic Conference), whose winning streak is the second-longest active streak in the NCAA behind Murray State, with 21. After the Bulldogs...
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January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech 71, San Jose St. 67

Brandon Gibson and Raheem Appleby each scored 19 points and Louisiana Tech beat San Jose State 71-67 on Saturday night. Trevor Gaskins scored 12 points, including a pair of free throws in the final two seconds that sealed it for the Bulldogs (10-10, 2-3 Western Athletic). The Bulldogs won their second straight after a four-game losing streak. James Kinney scored 22 points to lead...
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January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

New Mexico St. 83, Louisiana Tech 73

Wendell McKines scored 25 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as New Mexico State took control early in an 83-73 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday night in the Western Athletic Conference opener for both teams. McKines, who shot 9 of 13 from the field, posted his ninth double-double of the season as the Aggies (11-5) won their third straight game and sixth in their last seven. The...
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January 07, 2012  |  Discuss

SMU 73, Louisiana Tech 65

Ryan Manuel scored 13 points off the bench, and SMU led nearly wire to wire Saturday in a 73-65 victory over Louisiana Tech. Manuel made just two field goals but was 9 of 10 from the free-throw line. Aliaksei Patsevich added 11 points, including two 3-pointers, for the Mustangs (8-5), who improved to 5-0 at home this season. Brandon Gibson scored a career-high 22 points to lead...
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December 31, 2011  |  Discuss
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