March 5, 2015
Louisiana Tech-72, Southern Miss-61
With the 72-61 victory, Louisiana Tech now trails in the all-time series versus Southern Miss, 43-32. The Bulldogs swept the series this season.
LA Tech clinched the outright Conference USA regular season title. It is the first since 1999 when they were members of the Sun Belt Conference.
LA Tech finishes out the regular season with a 24-7 overall record and a 15-3 mark in C-USA.
LA Tech clinched the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament for the third straight year.
LA Tech has now won 29 straight games in the TAC, the fourth longest streak in the country and the second longest in program history.
LA Tech has now won 28 straight conference home games. The last loss came on Jan. 28, 2012.
LA Tech finished the regular season with a perfect 16-0 record at home. It marked the seventh time the Bulldogs have gone undefeated at home in the Thomas Assembly Center and twice in the past three years.
LA Tech has still yet to lose to a C-USA opponent in the TAC. They are a perfect 17-0.
The Bulldogs forced 21 turnovers in the game. It marked the eighth time this season they have forced at least 20 in a single game.
The Bulldogs had a +12 turnover margin, marking the ninth time this season they have had at least a +10 in a single game. It is also the 25th time they have done so under coach White.
The Bulldogs tied their season high with nine dunks. It brought their season total to 126 slams.
Speedy made his team-leading 113th career start.
Alex Hamilton made his 70th consecutive start for the Bulldogs.
Appleby has scored in double figures in every game but three this season. He notched his seventh 20+ scoring game of the year.
Michale Kyser set season-highs in points (19) and rebounds (14) in recording his fourth double-double of the season.
Michale Kyser blocked three shots, tying him for the senior record for most rejections.
Speedy dished out 10 assists in the game. It marked the ninth time this season he has had at least 10 in a single game.
Alex Hamilton had one steal moving him into a tie for fifth for the most steals in a single season. He now has 57.
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