Post-Game Notes

Feb. 25, 2016

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Louisiana Tech 73, North Texas 62
Feb. 25, 2016
Thomas Assembly Center


• With the 73-62 overtime win, Louisiana Tech improved to 21-7 on the season.
• The Bulldogs are now 10-5 in Conference USA play, tied with Middle Tennessee for third in the league standings.
• LA Tech snapped a two-game losing skid to North Texas and now leads the all-time series, 20-9.
• With win No. 21, Eric Konkol has the most victories in program history for a first-year head coach.
• LA Tech improved to 64-2 at home since February of 2012. That is the best home winning percentage in the country during that span.
• LA Tech improved to 15-1 at home this season. The 15 home victories are the second most ever in a single season (won 17 last season).
• This marked the ninth time this season the Bulldogs have won after trailing at halftime. LA Tech was down 24-23 at intermission.
• LA Tech is now 3-0 in overtime games this season. It is the most in a single season since 2000-01 when the Bulldogs went 4-0 in games that went into OT.
• The 11-point win was the second largest margin of victory in an OT game in program history. Largest was a 75-62 win over Western Michigan on Dec. 12, 1980.
• The Bulldogs are 8-1 in conference overtime games at the TAC since 2000.
• Since the 2011-12 season, the Bulldogs are 29-9 in games decided by five points or less or in overtime.
• LA Tech is now 8-2 all-time when playing a C-USA opponent for the second time during the regular season.
• LA Tech starters -- Alex Hamilton, Dayon Griffin, Jacobi Boykins, Jy'lan Washington and Merrill Holden.
Alex Hamilton made his 103rd consecutive start.
Alex Hamilton scored a team-high 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting. The senior now has 1,855 points, just 13 shy of moving into fourth on the all-time career scoring list.
Dayon Griffin registered 16 points. It marked the 15th time this season the sophomore as scored in double figures which is the third most on the team.
Jacobi Boykins recorded 14 points, hitting double digits for the fourth time in the last five games.
Merrill Holden his first career double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds while playing a career-high 38 minutes. The 11 boards was a career high for the junior.
Alex Hamilton dished out a game-high eight assists, moving into fifth on the all-time career assists lists passing Brett Guillory (1986-90). He now has 467.
Jacobi Boykins tied his career high in rebounds (six) and assists (three).




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