Post-Game Notes

Jan. 16, 2016

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Florida Atlantic 63, Louisiana Tech 61
Jan. 16, 2016
FAU Arena

• With the 63-61 loss, Louisiana Tech falls to 13-5 on the season and 2-3 in Conference USA play.
• Despite the loss, LA Tech still leads the all-time series over Florida Atlantic, 2-1.
• LA Tech limited FAU to 16 points in the first half. It was the second fewest points the Bulldogs have allowed in a single half this season.
• This marked the first time this season the Bulldogs have lost when having the lead at halftime. LA Tech was up 36-16 at intermission.
• LA Tech starters -- Alex Hamilton, Dayon Griffin, Jacobi Boykins, Erik McCree and Merrill Holden. This is the 10th different starting lineup this season for the Bulldogs.
Alex Hamilton made his 93rd straight start.
Merrill Holden made his first start of the season and the second of his career.
Alex Hamilton scored a game-high 20 points. It marked the sixth time this season and the 22nd time in his career he has scored at least 20 in a single game.
Merrill Holden registered a career-high 13 points on 6-of-6 shooting. He also tied his career high with seven rebounds which was also a game high.
Dayon Griffin had 10 points, all coming in the first half.
Dayon Griffin went 2-of-2 from beyond the arc. In the last five games, the sophomore is shooting 63 percent from three-point range (15-24).




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