Post-Game Notes

Jan. 28, 2016

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Louisiana Tech 85, UTSA 75
Jan. 28, 2016
Thomas Assembly Center


• With the 85-75 win, Louisiana Tech improves to 15-5 on the season and 4-3 in C-USA play.
• LA Tech now leads the all-time series against UTSA, 9-2. The Bulldogs have won four straight.
• LA Tech is now a perfect 5-0 at home versus UTSA.
• Since February of 2012, LA Tech is 60-2 at home which is tied for the best winning percentage in the nation (Wichita State) during that span.
• LA Tech is now 11-1 at home this season.
• The Bulldogs shot 51.9 percent from the field (27-52) which is their second best shooting performance of the season.
• The Bulldogs dished out 22 assists, the second most this season.
• LA Tech matched its season high with 10 blocks.
• LA Tech went 23-of-32 from the foul line. It marked the sixth time this season the Bulldogs have had at least 30 free throw attempts in a single game. They are 5-1 in such games.
• LA Tech starting lineup -- Alex Hamilton, Dayon Griffin, Jacobi Boykins, Erik McCree and Merrill Holden. This marked the third straight game with this group of five starters.
Alex Hamilton made his 95th consecutive start.
• The Bulldogs had five players score in double figures for the first time since Jan. 2 versus Southern Miss.
Alex Hamilton moved into ninth place on the all-time career scoring list as the senior scored a team-high 18 points. He now has 1,692 points for his career, passing Kyle Gibson (2006-10).
Alex Hamilton went 10-of-14 from the foul line. It marked the 24th time in his career he has taken at least 10 free throw attempts in a single game.
Alex Hamilton dished out a season-high 11 assists to help notch his fourth double-double of the season and the sixth of his career.
Jacobi Boykins tied a season high with 16 points. The sophomore tied his career high with four made three-pointers (4-6).
Dayon Griffin registered17 points despite being in foul trouble. The sophomore has scored in double figures in seven of the last eight games.
Erik McCree recorded 15 points, the 16th time he has reached double digits in scoring. He also pulled down a team-high nine rebounds.
Merrill Holden tied his career high with four rejections.
Derric Jean tied his career high with five assists.




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