Post-Game Notes

Nov. 17, 2015

Louisiana Tech-80, UT Arlington-68
Thomas Assembly Center
Nov. 17, 2015


• With the 80-68 victory, LA Tech improved to 2-0 on the season. It marks the first time the Bulldogs have won their first two games since the 2009-10 season.

• With the win, LA Tech now leads the all-time series over UT Arlington, 25-8. The Bulldogs have won the last seven meetings in Ruston and 11 of the last 12 overall meetings.

• LA Tech extended its home winning streak to 32 straight games, the fourth longest active streak in the country.

• LA Tech is now 51-1 at home since February of 2012, the highest winning percentage in the nation during that span.

• LA Tech has won 45 of the last 46 non-conference home games, dating back to January of 2008.

• Despite having just three scholarship players available on the bench, the Bulldog reserves outscores the Mavericks bench, 33-25.

• The Bulldog defense forced 15 turnovers on the night. Since the 2011-12 season, they have forced at least 15 in 87 out of 143 games (61 percent).

• For a second straight game, the Bulldogs outrebounded their opponent. They are averaging 49 boards per game as a team through two games.

• LA Tech starting lineup -- Alex Hamilton, Erik McCree, Dayon Griffin, Branden Sheppard and Da'Shawn Robinson.

Alex Hamilton made his 77th straight start.



Erik McCree made his 38th consecutive start.

• Junior college transfer Da'Shawn Robinson got the first start of his Bulldog career.

Erik McCree led the Bulldogs in scoring with 20 points, his third career 20+ scoring performance.

Alex Hamilton scored in double figures (15) for the 66th time in his career.

Qiydar Davis registered 12 points despite only playing 17 minutes due to foul trouble. It is the second straight game he has scored double-digit points.

Derric Jean came off the bench to tally 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting. The true freshman is now averaging 13 points per game.

Da'Shawn Robinson knocked down two important three-pointers to help give him a new career high of eight points.

• For a second straight game, Alex Hamilton led the Bulldogs in rebounds. He pulled down nine, making his season average 11 boards per game through two games.


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