Post-Game Notes

Nov. 27, 2015

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Louisiana Tech -- 71, NC Central -- 50 Nov. 27, 2015 Thomas Assembly Center

POST-GAME NOTES

· LA Tech is 5-0 on the season after a 71-50 win over North Carolina Central. With the 21-point victory over NC Central, the Bulldogs match their best start to the regular season since 1990.

· Tonight’s attendance of 4,227 marks LA Tech’s largest home non-conference attendance since Dec. 29, 2011.

· With the win tonight, Eric Konkol became just the second head coach in program history to win his first five games at the helm.

· Tonight’s match-up between LA Tech and NC Central marked the first ever meeting on the court between the two programs. The Bulldogs now lead the all-time series, 1-0, over the Eagles.

· LA Tech has won 33 straight games at home after the win over NC Central which is the fourth longest active home winning streak in the country.

· The Bulldogs forced 22 turnovers by NC Central in the win tonight, which marks the 34th time the team has forced at least 20 turnovers since the 2011-12 season. It marks the second time this season the team has forced 20 or more turnovers. Since 2011-12, the Bulldogs are 75-14 when forcing 15 or more turnovers.

· LA Tech starters – Alex Hamilton, Qiydar Davis, Jacobi Boykins, Erik McCree and Joniah White. This is the first lineup that has started multiple games this season.

· Alex Hamilton made his 80th consecutive start as a Bulldog.

 

 

· Erik McCree made his 41st straight start tonight versus North Carolina Central.

· With nine points against NC Central, Alex Hamilton jumped to sole possession of 19th place on LA Tech’s career scoring list with 1,407 career points as a Bulldog.

· Jacobi Boykins has scored in double figures in every game this season, including 10 points versus NC Central.

· LA Tech trailed NC Central, 27-24, at halftime, but after outscoring the Eagles 47-23 in the second half, the Bulldogs mounted their second second-half comeback of the season. Earlier in the season, Tech defeated UT Arlington, 80-68, after trailing by 10 points at halftime.

· Ten blocks is the most by the Bulldogs in a single game this season thus far. It marks the first time Tech has had at least 10 blocks since Feb. 28, 2015 in a win over UTSA in Ruston (11).

· Joniah White registered four blocks in the win over NC Central, which marks a new career high for the sophomore.

· Dayon Griffin totaled a career-high 11 points in the Bulldogs’ win over NC Central.

· Qiydar Davis led the Bulldogs with 13 points and recorded his first career double-double against the Eagles with 13 points and 10 rebounds.

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