Post-Game Notes

Feb. 28, 2015

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Louisiana Tech-76, UTSA-66
Feb. 28, 2015
Thomas Assembly Center

POST-GAME NOTES

• With the 76-66 victory, Louisiana Tech now leads the all-time series over UTSA, 8-2. The Bulldogs have won three straight and five of the last six in the series.

• LA Tech is now a perfect 4-0 at home against UTSA.

• LA Tech improved to 23-7 on the season and 14-3 in C-USA play with one more game left in the regular season.

• With the win, the Bulldogs guaranteed themselves at least a share of the Conference USA regular season title for the second straight year.

• The victory gives the Bulldogs three straight conference regular season titles for only the second time in program history. LA Tech was Louisiana Intercollegiate champions from 1946-48.

• With the victory, the three seniors - Kenneth Smith, Raheem Appleby and Michale Kyser - now have 97 total wins which ties for the most by any Bulldog in program history. Robert Godbolt and Roderick Hannibal (1983-87) both have 97 wins.

• The Bulldogs now have 15 wins at home this season, a new program record. The previous record was 14 done five different times including the past two years.

• LA Tech extended its home winning streak to 28 games which is the sixth longest active streak in the country and ties for the second longest streak in program history.

• LA Tech has now won 27 straight conference home games. The last loss came on Jan. 28, 2012.

• LA Tech remained undefeated against C-USA opponents at home. They are a perfect 16-0.

• Under coach White, the Bulldogs are now 88-1 when leading with five minutes to go in the game.

• The Dunkin' `Dogs had four slams on the night, bringing their season total to 117.

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

• Speedy made his team leading 112th career start.

Alex Hamilton made his 69th consecutive start as a Buildog.

• All five starters scored in double figures - McCree (16), Hamilton (15), Appleby (12), Smith (12) and Kyser (10).

Raheem Appleby has scored in double figures in every game but three this season.

Michale Kyser pulled down a team-high eight rebounds. He has led the team in rebounding in 15 games this season.

Michale Kyser tied a career-high with nine blocks. He now has 89 blocks on the season and is four shy of setting the record for most blocks by a senior.

• Speedy recorded a game-high seven assists, giving him 220 for the season which moved him into second for most assists in a single season.

Erik McCree set a new career high with four steals. He previously had notched three steals three different times this season.


 

 

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