Tech has lost six striaght in Hattiesburg
Fifth straight season Bulldogs compete in an in-season tournament
First loss in the series for the Bulldogs since 1983
Win was 19th straight against non-conference opponents at home
LA Tech plays Texas A&M-Kingsville at 3 p.m.
LA Tech men's basketball against Mississippi College Choctaws in 2011-12 season opener.
Bulldogs vs NMSU
Fresno State 63, Louisiana Tech 56 (1/6/11)
Louisiana Tech University vs SMU
Louisiana Tech played at Texas as part of the 2K Sports Classic benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer on Nov. 10, 2010.
2011-12: Played in 16 games and started one... Scored 13 points on 5-of-11 shooting including 3-for-6 from three-point range, matched career-high of seven rebounds and two steals and dished out season-best three assists in only start of the campaign against Mississippi College (11/13)... Had eight points and two rebounds at UT-Arlington (11/19)... Scored 10 points including three three-pointers off the bench at Southern Miss (12/10)... Grabbed four rebounds against Utah State (1/14).
2010-11: Played in 31 games while starting nine... Averaged 6.1 points, 2.5 rebounds and 22.7 minutes per game... Broke the school record for best three-point percentage by a freshman with 39.8 percent (8th best in the WAC), shattering the previous record of 30.5 percent set by Lonnie Cooper in 1995-96... Scored at least 10 points seven times... Had a season-high 19 points on 6-of-8 shooting at McNeese State (12/11)... Scored 12 points at Northwestern State (12/7)... Recorded 14 points against Georgia State (2/19)... Had 12 points at Hawai'i (2/24)... Scored 12 points against Nevada (3/3).
High School: Averaged 17 points, nine rebounds and two assists as a senior while leading Ramsay High School to the Alabama High School Association Class 4A state championship... Was named regionals MVP in 2008-09... Earned regionals all-tournament team honors in 2009-10... Was named to the Birmingham City all-Tournament team in 2008, 2009 and 2010... Was named second team all-state by the Alabama Sports Writers Association in 2010... Earned a spot in the annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic... Was named rebounder and defensive player of the year at Ramsay... Was named the number six player in the Birmingham area by Birmingham News... Was a member of the video club and the National Art Society... A member of the AAU team Birmingham Storm.
Personal: Son of Terry and Angela Donaldson... Has three brothers, Terrell Smith, Malcolm Jackson and Jaden Fowlkes and one sister, LaShundra Smith... Uncle, Steven Donaldson, played basketball at South Alabama... Full name is Lonnie Jarekus Smith... Nicknamed L Boogie... Born Dec. 16, 1991 in Birmingham, Ala.