Post-Game Notes

Nov. 23, 2014

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Louisiana Tech-76, Presbyterian-48 Nov. 23, 2014 Thomas Assembly Center


• LA Tech now leads the all-time series over Presbyterian, 1-0, after the 76-48 victory.

• LA Tech is now a perfect 4-0 versus current teams from the Big South Conference.

• With the victory, LA Tech has won 16 straight home games and 35 of the last 36. Under head coach Michael White, the Bulldogs are 42-5 in the Thomas Assembly Center.

• This marked the third straight year that the Bulldogs won three games in three days in an early season tournament. They also did it in 2012 in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic in Chattanooga, Tennessee and again in 2013 in the Gulf Coast Showcase in Fort Myers, Florida.

• The LA Tech defense forced 21 turnovers. It marked the 23rd time under coach White the Bulldogs have forced at least 20 in a single game.

• LA Tech Starting Lineup - Alex Hamilton, Michale Kyser, Erik McCree, Raheem Appleby and Kenneth Smith. This marked the fifth straight game with the same starting five.

Kenneth Smith became the all-time career steals leader, surpassing Gerrod Henderson (1998-02). Smith recorded three on the day to give him 194 for his career.

• Twelve Bulldogs saw action today with 11 of them scoring.

Qiydar Davis registered game-highs in points with 17 and rebounds with nine. Both are career-highs for the junior college transfer.

Erik McCree recorded 11 points in just 15 minutes of action. The redshirt sophomore has now scored in double figures in all five games this season.

Kenneth Smith dished out eight assists against the Blue Hose. He has now registered at least seven assists in four straight games.

• For all three games from the weekend, the Bulldogs shot 71-of-144 (49.3) from the field, 19-of-47 (40.4) from three and 51-of-69 (73.9) from the foul line.




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