During a 14-year stretch during the late 1980s and the entire decade of the '90s, Louisiana Tech and Louisiana-Lafayette were conference foes as members of the American South (1987-91) and Sun Belt (1991-2001) as the Lady Techsters and Ragin' Cajuns played on a yearly basis.
Whitney Frazier scored 24 points and JaQuan Jackson added 18 points but Louisiana Tech fell 79-68 at Ole Miss Wednesday afternoon before 4,491 fans at Tad Smith Coliseum.
Louisiana Tech had little time to relive the mistakes made in its heartbreaking 80-78 loss at Nicholls State Monday night.
Emani White scored 22 points and Nicholls State overcame a 10-point halftime deficit as the Colonels defeated Louisiana Tech 80-78 before 211 fans at Stopher Gym Monday night.
Louisiana Tech freshman guard JaQuan Jackson was named the Conference USA Freshman of the Week following her performances in the Lady Techsters games against Arkansas State and New Orleans.
Louisiana Tech will try to make it two in a row over in-state foes when the Lady Techsters travel south to face Nicholls State Monday at 6 p.m. at Stopher Gym.
JaQuan Jackson scored 20 points and Whitney Frazier added 19 points to lead Louisiana Tech to a 69-39 win over New Orleans before 1,217 fans at the Thomas Assembly Center Friday night.
Both Louisiana Tech and New Orleans will be looking for their first win of the young season Friday night when the Lady Techsters host the Privateers at 6:30 p.m. at the Thomas Assembly Center.