University's student-athletes continue to shine in the classroom
Tech is now 7-3 in one-possession games this season
First win for Tech since 2005-06 season against at Fresno State
Baseball, both basketballs and tennis host contests at home
Bulldogs vs Hawaii, Saturday, 2/25/2012 Karl Malone Court at the Thomas Assembly Center Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA. (photo by Donny Crowe)
Bulldog basketball vs Nevada in Saturday night action 1/28/2012 Thomas Assembly Center, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA (Photo by Donny Crowe) ©Louisiana Tech University
LA Tech hosted Arkansas-Little Rock on Dec. 17, 2011 in men's basketball.
Louisiana Tech vs. Northwestern State MBB game on Dec. 6, 2011 at Thomas Assembly Center
Men's Basketball game at ULM on Dec. 3, 2011.
2011-12: Played in all 34 games while starting 23... Averaged 7.4 points, 3.1 rebounds and 0.8 steals in 16.9 minutes per game... Led team with a 59.9 percent field goal percentage... Scored 11 points and grabbed five rebounds in first start of the year versus Maryland Eastern Shore (11/25)... Recorded 10 points and pulled down five rebounds at Wyoming (11/27)... Had 16 points on 7-of-12 shooting against Northwestern State (12/6)... Scored 10 points at Arkansas (12/22)... Had 10 points and matched career-high with two steals against New Mexico State (1/7)... Recorded 11 points on 4-for-5 from the field off the bench against Fresno State (1/26)... Went 5-of-6 shooting and 3-for-3 from free throw line to record 13 points at Idaho (2/11)... Matched career-high of eight rebounds and scored eight points against North Dakota (2/16)... Scored 13 points and went 7-of-8 at the charity stripe against Central Arkansas (2/18)... Career-high 19 points while making career-best eight field goals and matching career-high of eight rebounds against San Jose State (2/23)... 15 points and six rebounds at Nevada (3/3)... Scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds versus Utah State in WAC Tournament Quarterfinals (3/8)... Recorded 16 points, pulled down four rebounds and dished out two assists versus Nevada in WAC Tournament Semifinals (3/9).
2010-11: Played in 28 games and started in 15... Averaged 3.7 points, 2.7 rebounds and 15.4 minutes per game... Shot 50.0 percent from the field... Scored a career-best 12 points in his Tech debut against Navy (11/20)... Had 10 points at UALR (11/21)... Recorded eight points and a career-best eight rebounds at Hawai'i (2/24).
College of Southern Idaho: Averaged 7.3 points and 4.9 rebounds per game as a sophomore.
High School: Was awarded best player of the state in 2006 and 2007... Helped his team to a state championship in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007... Placed third at the America's Tour and placed fourth at the World Championship.
Personal: Son of Romario and Elizia Souza... Has three sisters, Patricia, Fernanda and Leiliane... Born Jan. 6, 1988 in Mias Gerais, Brazil.