Post-Game Notes

Feb. 11, 2016

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Louisiana Tech 73, Middle Tennessee 63
Feb. 11, 2016
Thomas Assembly Center

POST-GAME NOTES

• With the 73-63 victory, Louisiana Tech improved to 18-6 on the season and 7-4 in Conference USA play.
• Tonight's attendance: 5,011. It marked the largest crowd of the season in the TAC.
• LA Tech now leads the all-time series with Middle Tennessee, 11-2. The Bulldogs have won six straight and are a perfect 8-0 at home versus the Blue Raiders.
• LA Tech improved to 13-1 at home this season.
• Since February of 2012, the Bulldogs are now 62-2 at home which is tied with Wichita State for the best winning percentage in the country during that span.
• With the win, Alex Hamilton tied Kenneth Smith, Raheem Appleby and Michale Kyser as the all-time winningest Bulldogs in program history (101).
• For the eighth time this season, the Bulldogs shot at least 50 percent from the field (54.2). They are 8-0 in such games.
• The 48 field goal attempts were the fewest this season for LA Tech.
• The 12 steals were the most in a single game since Jan. 2 against Southern Miss (15).
• LA Tech starters -- Alex Hamilton, Dayon Griffin, Jacobi Boykins, Erik McCree and Merrill Holden. This is the seventh straight game with this starting lineup.
• For the third straight home game, all five Bulldog starters scored in double figures.
Alex Hamilton made his 100th career start (99th straight).
• Eric McCree notched his team-leading seventh double-double of the season with a team-high 18 points and 12 rebounds.
Alex Hamilton recorded his fifth double-double of the season with 12 points and 11 assists. The 11 dishes tied a season high.
Dayon Griffin registered 14 points. The sophomore hit a game-high three three-pointers. It marked the 11th time he has hit multiple three-pointers in a single game.
Jacobi Boykins scored 14 points on 6-of-7 shooting from the field.
Merrill Holden netted 12 points. He has scored in double figures in five of the last eight games.
Jacobi Boykins had a season-high four steals, all of which came during the first eight minutes of the game.


 

 

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