Feb. 7, 2015
Louisiana Tech-73, Middle Tennessee-62
• With the 73-62 win, Louisiana Tech now leads the all-time series over Middle Tennessee, 10-2. The Bulldogs have won five straight over the Blue Raiders.
• LA Tech improved to 18-6 on the season and 9-2 in C-USA play. The Bulldogs are now in a three-way tie for first place in C-USA.
• With the victory, the Bulldogs avoided losing back-to-back regular season conference games. It has happened only once in the past three seasons.
• Coach White and the senior class now have an overall record of 92-37.
• Tonight's result marked just the seventh loss by Middle Tennessee at home in the past four seasons. They are now 55-7 in such games.
• Middle Tennessee has only give up at least 70 points three times this season. Two of those were by the Bulldogs.
• The Bulldog defense forced 15 turnovers. Under coach White, they have forced at least 15 turnovers in 78 out of 129 games (60 percent).
• Kenneth Smith made his team-leading 106th career start.
• Xavian Stapleton played a career-high 30 minutes and tied his career high in points with 18. The 18 points was also a team high. He also set a career high with four steals.
• Michale Kyser recorded his second double-double of the season with 12 points and a game-high 11 rebounds. It also marked the sixth time he has done so in his career.
• Raheem Appleby registered 15 points. The senior has scored in double figures in every game but two this season. It also moved him into ninth place on the all-time career scoring list with 1,627 points, passing L.V. Norris (1951-55).
• Alex Hamilton went 8-of-10 from the foul line. It marked the 15th time in his career he has attempted at least 10 free throws in a single game. He finished with 16 points which moved him into 28th on the all-time career scoring list with 1,182, passing Leon Barmore (1964-67).
• Michale Kyser recorded three blocks. It marked the 62nd time in his career he has swatted at least three balls in a single game.
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