Feb. 20, 2014
Louisiana Tech at East Carolina
Feb. 20, 2014
With the 75-68 loss, East Carolina now leads the all-time series over Louisiana Tech, 1-0.
LA Tech's four-game winning streak was snapped, dropping the overall record to 21-6 and to 9-3 in Conference USA play.
The Bulldogs are now 6-4 in true road games this season.
East Carolina broke its string of two consecutive losses and improved to 14-13 on the season and 3-9 in Conference USA play.
Kenneth Smith dished out nine assists in the losing effort. The junior point guard has now recorded at least nine assists in nine of the last 10 games.
Also with nine assists, Speedy became only the second Bulldog in program history to eclipse 200 assists in a single season. He is now in second all-time with 203 and approaching the record of 218 held by Wayne Smith.
Kenyon McNeail led the team with 20 points. This marked the third straight game that the senior guard has been the team's leading scorer.
McNeail knocked down five of the team's seven three-pointers. He now has 196 career made three's which still has him in fourth all-time.
Alex Hamilton (14), Jaron Johnson (11) and Chris Anderson (10) joined McNeaIl in double figures tonight. Anderson also had a team-high seven rebounds. It marked the eighth time this season the senior forward has led the team on the boards.