Louisiana Tech head coach Tyler Summitt and the Lady Techster basketball program is the subject of a national television piece produced by CBS which will air on 60 Minutes Sports on SHOWTIME Tuesday (Dec. 2) at 9 p.m. CT.
UL-Lafayette built an 18-point first half lead and then held off a furious Louisiana Tech rally as the Ragin' Cajuns defeated the Lady Techsters 58-55 before 487 fans at Earl K. Long Gym Saturday afternoon.
When Louisiana Tech steps on the floor at Earl K. Long Gym to face UL-Lafayette on Saturday at 12 p.m., it will be just another game for the Lady Techsters head coach Tyler Summitt.
On Saturday Louisiana Tech and Old Dominion will play each other for the first time in football when the Monarchs host LA Tech at Foreman Field, but the history between the two schools goes back to the late 1970s in a way that shaped a sport on a national level.
Tiara Davenport scored a career-high 15 points and JaQuan Jackson added 12 points but Louisiana Tech couldn't overcome a 4-of-36 performance from the three-point line as Northwestern State defeated the Lady Techsters 69-57 at Prather Coliseum Tuesday night.
The Louisiana Tech women's basketball program wrapped up its fall signing class with the addition of forward Dawn Gipson (Jacksonville, Fla./Ribault HS) and center Kennedy Rushin (Atlanta, Ga./Mays HS).
In its season opener, Louisiana Tech pulled out a 76-69 road win against Stephen F. Austin, the defending Southland Conference regular season champion.
Despite committing too many turnovers for head coach Tyler Summitt's liking, Louisiana Tech found itself within striking distance with less than three minutes remaining in its season opener on the road against defending Southland Conference champion Stephen F. Austin.