Post-Game Notes

Dec. 28, 2015

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Louisiana Tech 77, Prairie View A&M 58
Dec. 28, 2015
Thomas Assembly Center

• With the 77-58 victory, Louisiana Tech improved to 11-2 on the season. It matches the best start to the regular season since 2009.
• LA Tech has now won 38 straight games at home, the second longest active streak in the country. The program record is 40 (1982-85).
• Since February of 2012, LA Tech is 57-1 (.983) at home which is the best home winning percentage in the country during that span.
• LA Tech now leads the all-time series over Prairie View A&M, 1-0. This was the first meeting ever between the Bulldogs and Panthers.
• The Bulldogs went 4-0 against SWAC opponents this season with victories over Southern, Jackson State, Grambling State and Prairie View A&M.
• LA Tech has now won 11 straight games against SWAC opponents.
• With the victory, it marks the seventh time in the last eight seasons that the Bulldogs went undefeated at home during non-conference play, finishing 8-0 this season.
• With 11 wins, Eric Konkol matches the most wins through the first 13 games for a first-year head coach in program history at LA Tech.
• Since the 2011-12 season, the Bulldogs have forced at least 15 turnovers in 93 out of 154 games. They forced 18 by the Panthers.
• Since the 2011-12 season, LA Tech is a perfect 43-0 when holding its opponent under 60 points. Prairie View A&M was held to 58.
• LA Tech outrebounded Prairie View A&M, 41-35. The Bulldogs are a perfect 7-0 this season when outrebounding their opponent.
• LA Tech starters – Alex Hamilton, Dayon Griffin, Jacobi Boykins, Erik McCree and Branden Sheppard. It marked the fifth straight game with this starting lineup.
Alex Hamilton made his 88th consecutive start.
Alex Hamilton set the program record for career made free throws, surpassing Gerrod Henderson (1998-02). The senior guard now has 474 for his career.
Alex Hamilton passed Gerrod Henderson (1998-02) for seventh on the all-time career assists list. He now has 373.
Alex Hamilton jumped two spots to 12th on the all-time career scoring list, passing Dave Simmons (1977-81) and Billy Wiggins (1952-56). He now has 1,570.
Alex Hamilton posted his third double-double of the season with a game-high 23 points and 10 assists. He also led the team in rebounding with seven.
Alex Hamilton has now scored in double digits in 12 of 13 games this season.
• Over the last two games, Alex Hamilton is shooting 19-of-25 from the field for 76 percent.
Alex Hamilton attempted 10 free throws for the 19th time in his career. He went 8-of-10 from the foul line.
Derric Jean came off the bench to register 10 points and five rebounds. He has now scored in double figures in six games this season.
Jacobi Boykins and Dayon Griffin posted double-digit performances with 12 and 10 points, respectively.
Merrill Holden had a career-high four blocks.



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