Post-Game Notes

Feb. 26, 2015

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Louisiana Tech-77, UTEP-60
Feb. 26, 2015
Thomas Assembly Center


• With the 77-60 win, Louisiana Tech and UTEP are now tied, 9-9, in the all-time series.

• LA Tech is now 6-1 all-time against UTEP in Ruston.

• The Bulldogs improved to 22-7 on the season and 13-3 in C-USA play, leaving them all alone in first place in the league with two games to go.

• LA Tech extended its home court winning streak to 27 games which is the sixth longest active streak in the country and the third longest streak in program history.

• LA Tech also extended its conference home winning streak to 26 which is tied for the fourth longest in the country.

• The Bulldogs have won 46 of their last 47 games at home.

• The Bulldogs have never lost to a C-USA opponent in the Thomas Assembly Center. They are now a perfect 15-0.

• For just the sixth time this season, the Bulldogs outrebounded their opponent. They had a +10 rebounding margin over the Miners, a season high.

• After hitting just three three-pointers in the last game at Old Dominion, LA Tech hit nine against UTEP, eight of which came in the first half.

• LA Tech starting lineup - Alex Hamilton, Michale Kyser, Erik McCree, Raheem Appleby and Kenneth Smith.

• Speedy made his team-leading 111th career start. It is the fifth most career starts in program history.

Erik McCree recorded his second career double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds. The 12 boards also tied a career high.

• Speedy scored a season-high 17 points.

Raheem Appleby tied Speedy with a team-high 17 points. The senior has scored in double figures in every game but three this season.

• Appleby moved into eighth place on the all-time career scoring list (now has 1,684), passing Kyle Gibson (2006-10).




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