Post Game Notes

Jan. 9, 2016

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• With the 93-90 victory, Louisiana Tech improved to 13-3 on the season and 2-1 in C-USA play.
• LA Tech now leads the all-time series over Charlotte, 4-0.
• The Bulldogs are now 59-2 at home since February of 2012. It is the best home winning percentage in the country during that span.
• LA Tech is 28-16 all-time in home overtime games. The Bulldogs have won four straight in OT.
• This marked the second straight time the Bulldogs and 49ers have gone to overtime.
• The 93 points is the third most scored by the Bulldogs this season and the fourth time scoring 90+.
• The Bulldogs shot a season-best 57.4 percent from the field (35-61).
• LA Tech made 14 three-pointers which is a season high and the fifth most in program history.
• LA Tech starting lineup -- Alex Hamilton, Dayon Griffin, Jacobi Boykins, Erik McCree and Branden Sheppard.
Alex Hamilton made his 91st straight start as a Bulldog.
• With 27 points, Alex Hamilton surpassed Lanky Wells (1973-77) and L.V. Norris (1951-55) for 10th place on the all-time scoring list. The senior guard now has 1,626 career points.
Alex Hamilton has scored in double figures in 15 of 16 games this season.
• In the four meetings against Charlotte, Alex Hamilton is averaging 24.3 points per game.
Dayon Griffin poured in a career-high 28 points on 10-of-11 shooting from the field.
Dayon Griffin is just the fifth player in Bulldog history to make seven or more three point field goals in a game. The feat has been achieved six times, Kenyon McNeail did it twice.
• Dayon is the second Louisiana Tech player to make seven three pointers in the Thomas Assembly Center.
Dayon Griffin shot 86 percent from the three point line. He is the first Bulldog to attempt eight three pointers and shoot over 83 percent from beyond the arc.
Dayon Griffin is the third Bulldog in Thomas Assembly History to shoot over 90 percent from the field while attempting 11 or more field goals.
• Joseph Ochebo's 20 rebounds are the most by an opponent in the Thomas Assembly Center. The previous high was 18 by Melvin Simon (UNO, 1994).
• Louisiana Tech has won six straight games when coming off of a loss in conference play.
• Louisiana Tech has won multiple overtime games in a single season for the first time since the 1993-94 season. The Bulldogs went 2-1 in overtime games that season.
• In regular season Conference USA play the Bulldogs have only played two overtime games, both have come against Charlotte.
• The 14 three point field goals made as a team are the most in a conference game in school history.
• For the third time in school history Louisiana Tech has won consecutive meeting in overtime against an opponent. (Others: Nicholls State 68-69 Rice: 74-75 and 82-83)
• For the second time this season Alex Hamilton scored 25+ points while dishing out eight or more assists.
Dayon Griffin recorded a career-high seven rebounds and a career-high four assists.
Dayon Griffin is the first player in school history to shoot 90% from the field (min. 10 attempts) in two home games (road game percentages not available) in one season.
• Over the past five years, Louisiana Tech is 15-6 in one possession games.
• Louisiana Tech is 7-1 in Conference overtime games at the TAC since 2000.


 

 

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