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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...
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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...
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February 22, 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...
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January 25, 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...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech star Raheem Appleby (ankle) out 6-8 weeks

Despite this being its first season in Conference USA, Louisiana Tech has been the favorite to win the league and get to the NCAA tournament. Unfortunately, the Bulldogs might have to do it without leading scorer Raheem Appleby. The school announced Wednesday that Appleby would miss six-to-eight weeks with a sprained ankle. An MRI on Monday revealed ligament damage, and doctors...
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January 16, 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...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech crushes Longwood 126-52

Kenyon McNeail scored 21 points as Louisiana Tech crushed Longwood 126-52 on Saturday. McNeail went 5 of 10 from beyond the arc, and the Bulldogs (12-3) made 17 of 35 (49 percent) as a team, as they hit the century mark for the fifth time this season. The 126 points was a single-game school record, topping the 123 scored against Southern Miss in 1972. Raheem Appleby had 18 points...
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January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech beats Oklahoma 102-98 in OT

Alex Hamilton scored 10 of his game-high 31 points in overtime as Louisiana Tech snapped Oklahoma's seven-game winning streak with a 102-98 win at Lloyd Noble Center on Monday night. Louisiana Tech trailed by as many as four points in overtime before four quick points from Hamilton put the Bulldogs back in the game. Raheem Appleby made two free throws with 39 seconds left to...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech defeats Louisiana-Monroe 83-61

Alex Hamilton led Louisiana Tech with 17 points, nine rebounds and five assists on Sunday in an 83-61 victory over Louisiana-Monroe. Michale Kyser put Louisiana Tech up by 20 with a layup just 8 seconds into the second half and the Bulldogs never allowed ULM to get any closer. Jaron Johnson and Cordarius Johnson each scored 12. Michale Kyser added 10 points and four blocks for...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech beats McNeese State 64-50

Raheem Appleby scored 23 points on Tuesday night, including three 3-pointers, and Louisiana Tech beat McNeese State 64-50. The lead changed hands four times until Kenneth Smith made a layup at 8:09 in the first half to put Louisiana Tech (9-3-) up 22-21. Appleby hit a 3-pointer and a dunk to make it 27-23, then hit a jumper with 3 seconds to go and Louisiana Tech led 39-30 at halftime...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech outlasts Jackson St 72-61

Alex Hamilton scored 24 points on 8-of-12 shooting to lead Louisiana Tech to a 72-61 victory over Jackson State Sunday afternoon. It was Louisiana Tech's (6-1) fifth straight victory away from home, including three tournament wins. Kenyon McNeail added 12 points and Raheem Appleby chipped in with 11. Julysses Nobles led Jackson State (2-6) with 17 points. Louisiana Tech held...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech downs UNC Greensboro 99-62

Alex Hamilton scored a career-high 26 points Monday as Louisiana Tech sailed to a 99-62 victory over UNC Greensboro. Hamilton shot 10 of 12 (83 percent) from the field and hit back-to-back 3's in the second half to give the Bulldogs (3-1) a 74-47 lead. Louisiana Tech shot 14 of 25 (56 percent) from behind the arc and outscored the Spartans 51-29 in the second half. Chris Anderson...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech rolls over Centenary, 106-59

Cordarius Johnson came off the bench to score 20 points as Louisiana Tech rolled over Centenary 106-59 on Wednesday night. Johnson was 7 of 13 and hit four from the 3-point line. He finished with 10 assists, two steals and a block. Starting forward Chris Anderson was 6 of 13 from the floor and had 18 points, six rebounds and one steal. He also hit 5 of 5 free throws. Raheem Appleby...
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Waldow leads Saint Mary's past La Tech, 83-70

Brad Waldow pumped in 28 points to lead Saint Mary's to an 83-70 win over Louisiana Tech in a season opener Friday night. Waldow, Stephen Holt and Beau Levesque, who all averaged in double figures a year ago as the Gaels reached the NCAA tournament, picked up where they left off against the Bulldogs. Holt had 18 in the opener and Levesque added another 11. Raheem Appleby led...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

#87 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season.  We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech 71, Florida St. 66

Raheem Appleby scored 27 points and Alex Hamilton added 16 to help Louisiana Tech rally from a nine-point second half deficit to beat Florida State 71-66 in a first round National Invitational Tournament game Tuesday night. Appleby, who made 12 of 19 shots, had 21 of points in the second half, including three quick baskets in a 52-second span that keyed an 11-0 run that gave the...
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March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 25 Louisiana Tech 88, San Jose St. 61

Raheem Appleby scored 16 points and No. 25 Louisiana Tech extended the nation's longest winning streak to 18 games Saturday night, clinching at least a share of its first Western Athletic Conference championship with an 88-61 victory over San Jose State. Alex Hamilton and Jaron Johnson added 13 points apiece for the Bulldogs (26-3, 16-0 WAC), who can wrap up the outright regular...
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March 02, 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

No. 25 Louisiana Tech cruises past Utah State

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., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/no-25-louisiana-tech-cruises-past-utah-state
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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

High Five: Louisiana Tech a “WAC-ed” opponent

The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs haven’t received much national acclaim; yet they have rolled to a 24-3 overall record and stand 14-0 atop the WAC with four game remaining.  The unfortunate truth is a loss in the WAC Tournament would place the Bulldogs squarely on the bubble.  The Bulldogs’ RPI stands at 48 as the WAC stands at 13 out of 31 D-1 conferences,  so the question is...
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February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech 84, Texas St. 69

Raheem Appleby scored 21 points to lead Louisiana Tech to an 84-69 victory over Texas State in a Western Athletic Conference game on Saturday night. Alex Hamilton had 15 points, Isaiah Massey 10 and Chris Anderson pulled down 13 rebounds with eight points for the Bulldogs (21-3, 12-0), winners of 13 in a row. Louisiana Tech swept the series, beating Texas State 84-67 on Jan. 10...
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February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech's Jaron Johnson AND Virginia's Justin Anderson BOTH had reverse dunks last night

Virginia's Justin Anderson and Louisiana Tech's Jaron Johnson both had reverse dunks yesterday. Tech won the game 74-49 against UTSA... ...but Anderson's came on an ally-oop against Clemson... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
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February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech 74, Texas-San Antonio 49

Cordarius Johnson and Chris Anderson scored 11 points apiece as Louisiana Tech routed Texas-San Antonio 74-49 Thursday night for its 12th straight win and 20th victory of the season. In the game between the teams ranked first and last in the Western Athletic Conference, the Bulldogs (20-3, 11-0) never trailed and led 14-2 after 7 minutes. Louisiana Tech, which edged the Roadrunners...
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February 07, 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

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