Bulldogs to face Temple Wednesday night in Philadelphia
head coach Michael White addressed the media
Bulldogs clinch first outright league title since 1999
LA Tech falls to 21-7 on the season and 12-3 in C-USA play
LA Tech improves to 20-6 on the season and 11-2 in C-USA play
Bulldogs take down Aggies, 84-72, in College Station to advance to the NIT quarterfinals for a second straight season.
Coach White picked up win No. 100 and LA Tech extended its home winning streak to 30 in an 89-79 victory over CMU.
Seniors lead the way as LA Tech clinches outright C-USA regular season title with a 72-61 win over Southern Miss.
Bulldogs clinch third straight conference regular season title and 28th straight win at home in 76-66 victory.
Bulldogs remain in first place in C-USA with a 77-60 victory over the Miners.
2014-15: Played in all 36 games, making one start ... Had six double-digit scoring games while playing the most action off the bench with an average of 15.5 minutes per game ... Was also the team's leading scorer once and the team's leading rebounder twice in games ... Second on the team in total blocks with 23 ... Produced a career-high 18 points versus Nicholls State (12/18) while hitting five three-pointers ... Had back-to-back games of 16 and 17 points against Southern Arkansas (12/29) and in his home state at Southern Miss (1/3), earning a C-USA Freshman of the Week honor ... Had best all-around performance at Middle Tennessee (2/7), matching his career high of 18 points while also tallying four rebounds, career-high four steals and two blocks ... Made first career start the next game versus Florida Atlantic (2/12) ... Rejected career-high four balls versus FIU (2/14) ... Had ESPN and Fox Sports No. 1 Play of the Day on one-handed alley-oop slam in regular season finale against Southern Miss (3/5) ... Registered eight points and career-high six rebounds in NIT second round victory at Texas A&M (3/23).
High School: Lettered for Madison Central, coached by Raheem Lockhart, who were ranked as high as No. 1 in the state by the Clarion Ledger ... Was named to the Clarion Ledger's "Dandy Dozen" which names the 12 best players state-wide ... Rated second best player in the state of Mississippi by the Mississippi Hoop Report ... Led the Jaguars to the Mississippi 6A North Tournament championship and a semifinal appearance where he posted a team-high 16 points against eventual champion Gulfport ... the Jaguars ended the season with a 28-4 overall record and were ranked as high as No. 1 in the state ... Earned first team all-state honors while averaging 20.9 points per game, shooting 52 percent from the field and 42 percent from beyond the arc ... Registered at least 20 points in 17 games ... Also averaged 8.8 rebounds per game, helping notch 15 double-doubles on the season, en route to also being named first team All-Metro ... Participated in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Classic where he recorded nine points and seven rebounds ... Earned all-state and all-district honors after averaging 12 points, four rebounds and five assists as a junior ... Shot 45 percent from three-point range ... Played alongside fellow Bulldog Joniah White to lead the Jaguars to a 25-9 record and the class 6A state championship ... Scored a team-high 15 points in the finals ... Played AAU for the Jackson Tigers.
Personal: Full name is Xavian Stapleton ... Son of Yulanda and Kevon Davis ... Born Jan. 24, 1996 in Flora, Miss. ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Middle Tennessee, Southern Miss, Florida Gulf Coast and Tulane.