Less than 24 hours after Michale Kyser became the all-time career blocks leader at Louisiana Tech, Kenneth Smith became the all-time career steals leader with the magic number being 192.
Senior forward Michale Kyser has rapidly climbed in the Louisiana Tech record books with his shot blocking ability and on Saturday night in the 63-44 victory over American, he set the career mark for most rejections in front of 2,868 fans at the Thomas Assembly Center.
Louisiana Tech took advantage of 25 makes from the free throw line and Erik McCree recorded a team-high 16 points and seven rebounds as the Bulldogs downed Morehead State, 73-64, to open up the sub-host portion of the 2014 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic on Friday night at the Thomas Assembly Center.
The 2014 Northwestern Mutual Coaches vs. Cancer Classic continues this weekend as Louisiana Tech is set to host a four-team, round robin as part of the sub-host rounds on November 21-23 at the Thomas Assembly Center.
Fitting the style of play of Louisiana Tech men's basketball is of major importance to head coach Michael White and on Wednesday he announced the signing of two guards in the early signing period who fit the system to a tee.
Louisiana Tech was cruising along with a lead, reaching 38 points with 1:32 still left in the first half which was one point more than Temple allowed its previous opponent to score in the entire game.
Louisiana Tech returned home from Baton Rouge at 3 a.m. on Saturday morning. Just 26 hours later they took off for the airport traveling to Philadelphia in preparation for a Monday night matchup with Temple at 6 p.m. CT in the Liacouras Center as part of the 2014 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.
Season openers are tough to win. Season openers on the road are even tougher.