A staple of Louisiana Tech basketball is turning defense into offense. The Bulldogs did just that on Thursday night scoring 42 points off of 27 forced turnovers to cruise to a 79-54 victory over Nicholls State in front of 3,912 fans inside the Thomas Assembly Center.
After two tough road losses this past week, Louisiana Tech looks to bounce back in front of its home crowd at the Thomas Assembly Center when they face Nicholls State on Thursday night at 6:30 p.m.
Bank of Ruston's Inside Tech Basketball radio show returns this week for a Tuesday night edition at 6 p.m. at Scott's Catfish on Hwy 33 in Ruston.
For the second consecutive week Louisiana Tech guard Alex Hamilton earned the title of Conference USA Player of the Week as voted on by a media panel representing all 14 league schools.
Louisiana Tech was trying to do something that had only been done once in the last 55 attempts and that was beat Syracuse in non-conference play on its home court.
It has been 26 years since the Louisiana Tech men's basketball team played in the renowned Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y.
Erik McCree and Alex Hamilton combined for 52 points, but second half woes were too much to overcome for Louisiana Tech on the road as the Bulldogs fell to Louisiana-Lafayette, 94-86, on Wednesday night in the Cajundome.
Last season Louisiana Tech was riding a 19-game home winning streak before suffering a loss to Louisiana-Lafayette.