LA Tech finishes 2015-16 season with an overall record of 23-10
Bulldogs fall, 88-83, to Buccaneers
Head coach Eric Konkol
Bulldogs fall, 68-52, to Monarchs in C-USA Tournament quarterfinals
Bulldogs drop heartbreaker in overtime
Louisiana Tech's season came to an end with an 88-83 loss to ETSU in the quarterfinals of the Vegas 16 Tournament at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Alex Hamilton caps TAC career with a triple-double and a blowout victory
Bulldogs pour it on in the second half to complete comeback victory over league-leader UAB, 85-76.
LA Tech tops UTSA
Bulldogs defeat the 49ers, 93-90, in overtime
2015-16: One of three Bulldogs to see action in all 33 games ... Made 29 starts, including 26 straight to end the season ... Was third on the team in scoring, averaging 11.3 points per game while recording 18 double-digit scoring efforts ... Led the squad in most three-pointers made with 56, shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc ... Had 14 games of hitting multiple three-pointers ... Had second most steals with 45 ... Average of 1.36 steals per game ranked eighth in C-USA ... Opened the season with his first career start and first career double-digit scoring game, posting 10 points versus Millsaps College (11/13) ... Registered a career-high four steals at Memphis (12/1) ... Tallied 22 points on 9-of-10 shooting, perfect 4-of-4 from three, in victory over in-state foe Louisiana-Lafayette (12/12) ... Scored 28 points and pulled down career-high seven boards in overtime win versus Charlotte (1/9) ... Went 7-of-8 from three-point range against the 49ers, tying the C-USA single game record for three-point field goal percentage (87.5) ... The seven threes tied for the third most in program history ... Went seven straight conference games scoring double digits ... Dished out a career-high six assists in home finale versus Rice (2/27) ... Registered a career-high 29 points on 12-of-20 shooting against ETSU (3/28) in Vegas16 quarterfinals ... The 12 made field goals tied for the most by a Bulldog this season.
2014-15: Saw action in 28 games ... Despite limited action, finished season 5-of-10 for 50 percent shooting from beyond the arc ... Scored season-high five points against Nicholls State (12/18) ... Had breakout performance versus Middle Tennessee (1/17), seeing season-high 15 minutes of action while tallying four points, two rebounds, one steal and one assist ... Performed well against against Middle Tennessee (2/7), this time on the road with three points, two boards and two steals.
High School: Lettered for St. Petersburg HS and coach Christopher Blackwell ... Ranked 38th best player in state of Florida for 2014 by Florida Hoops ... Led the Green Devils to a ranking as high as No. 3 in Hillsborough/Pinellas, a 21-4 overall record and a spot in the Class 8A regional finals where he finished with 32 points, five assists, four steals and three rebounds in the overtime loss ... As a senior, finished with an average of 21 points, seven assists, five rebounds and six steals per game en route to being named first team All-Pinella County and All-Suncoast honorable mention ... Participated in the Pinellas-Hillsborough All-Star game with fellow Bulldog Jacobi Boykins ... Was First team All-Pinella County as a junior ... Also named team MVP and offensive player of the year after averaging 17 points, six rebounds, four assists and four steals ... District champions and state final four runner-ups his sophomore year.
Personal: Full name is Dayon Griffin ... Son of April Manning ... Three siblings, Darius, Kelly and Shawn ... Born Dec. 21, 1995 in St. Petersburg, Fla. ... Chose Louisiana Tech over South Florida, Florida Atlantic and FIU.