Post-Game Notes

Jan. 23, 2016

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Louisiana Tech 70, Southern Miss 59
Jan. 23, 2016
Reed Green Coliseum

• With the 70-59 win, Louisiana Tech improved to 14-5 on the season and 3-3 in C-USA play.
• LA Tech swept the season series with Southern Miss and now trails in the all-time series, 35-42.
• The Bulldogs have now won five straight against the Golden Eagles, the longest winning streak in the history of the series.
• LA Tech has now won two straight on the road against Southern Miss for the first time in program history.
• The 20 made field goals was the second fewest in a single game this season for the Bulldogs.
• The Bulldogs held the Golden Eagles to under 60 points for a second time this season (seventh total this season).
• For a third straight game, LA Tech outrebounded its opponent (42-33).
• LA Tech starting lineup -- Alex Hamilton, Jacobi Boykins, Dayon Griffin, Erik McCree and Merrill Holden. This was the second straight game with this starting lineup.
Alex Hamilton made his 94th straight start.
Erik McCree posted his team-leading fifth double-double of the season with a game-high 25 points and 10 rebounds.
Alex Hamilton registered 15 points. The senior has scored 13+ points in 18 of 19 games this season.
Alex Hamilton went 8-of-10 from the foul line. It marked the 23rd time in his career he has attempted at least 10 free throws in a single game.
Dayon Griffin added 13 points while also tying his career high with seven rebounds. Griffin has now scored in double-digits in six of the last seven games.
Jy'lan Washington came off the bench to record three blocks. It marked the fourth time this season the freshman has had at least three rejections in a single game.


 

 

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