Post-Game Notes

Dec. 22, 2015

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Louisiana Tech 66, Florida Gulf Coast 63

Dec. 22, 2015

Alico Arena

• With the victory, LA Tech improved to 10-2 on the season with one non-conference game remaining. It is the best start to the regular season since 2009.

• The Bulldogs are the first team in Conference USA to reach the 10-win mark.

• LA Tech now leads the all-time series over Florida Gulf Coast, 1-0.

• The Bulldogs came in allowing 96.5 points per game in the last two road games, but only allowed 63 by the Eagles.

• LA Tech went 2-of-17 from beyond the arc. It marked the first time since Nov. 26, 2011 that the Bulldogs did not make at least three three-pointers in a single game.

• The Bulldog defense limited the Eagles to a season-low 51 shot attempts.

• LA Tech had a +9 rebounding advantage, the largest edge on the boards since the season opener against Millsaps College.

• LA Tech tallied just five assists, the fewest since Feb. 21, 2015 at Old Dominion.

• LA Tech starters – Alex Hamilton, Dayon Griffin, Jacobi Boykins, Erik McCree and Branden Sheppard. It marked the fourth straight game the Bulldogs had the same starting lineup.

Alex Hamilton made his 37th straight start as a Bulldog.

• With a game-high 26 points, Alex Hamilton pass Antonio Meeking (1999-2003) for 14th on the career scoring list. The senior guard now has 1,547 points.

• The 12 made field goals by Alex Hamilton was a new career high.

Alex Hamilton (26) and Erik McCree (12) have scored in double figures in 11 of 12 games this season.

Erik McCree had a team-high seven rebounds. It is the sixth time this season McCree has led the team in rebounding.

 

 

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