Bulldogs Host Vandals in Ruston


Posted Feb 26, 2006 16:28:03

Bulldogs Host Vandals in Ruston

RUSTON, La. -- In their last regular season home game, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (17-11; 9-5 WAC) will be hosting conference foe Idaho (4-22; 1-13 WAC) in the Thomas Assembly Center Monday, Feb. 27, with tip off set for 7:07 p.m.

The Bulldogs are coming off a close loss to New Mexico State in Las Cruses, N. M., Thursday night after being held off by the Aggies 64-60 in the Pan American Center.

The Vandals were also bested by the Aggies two nights later 66-50 in front of a crowd of 7,150.

Tech is led by junior forward Paul Millsap, who is averaging 19.7 points per game and 13.0 rebounds. In conference games, Millsap is scoring 18.2 and grabbing 14.9 rebounds per contest.

Tanoris Shepard is averaging 15.6 points per game for the Vandals, while Keoni Watson is behind him at 10.3 ppg.

Two fans in attendance of the game will be drawn to shoot four shots during half time for chances to win prizes:

A successful lay-up: an embroidered hat
A successful free throw: a gift certificate to Amazon.com
A successful three-point shot: two Delta plane tickets
All three shots plus a successful half-court shot: a brand new Pontiac Car

The cars will be displayed in front of the intramural center until game day.

Along with the chance to win the car, for the final two home games of the season (Feb. 27 and March 4), high school students and under can get in the games for only $2.

Tip off is set for 7:07 p.m. and can be seen on Cox Sports local channel 26 and can be heard on KXKZ 107.5 FM or by clicking on the multimedia link at www.latechsports.com. There is also a link for a live feed to watch by clicking ?Live WAC Basketball.?