UTEP opened the second half on a 17-0 run, erased a five-point Louisiana Tech halftime advantage and raced to a 88-75 win over the Lady Techsters Friday afternoon at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso.
As challenging as Friday's game at UTEP will be for head coach Tyler Summitt and the Lady Techsters, just getting to the site of the Conference USA showdown might have been tougher.
Instead of flying to El Paso Wednesday morning as originally scheduled, Tyler Summitt and the Louisiana Tech Lady Techster basketball team practiced at Scotty Robertson Memorial Gym for two hours.
With the Conference USA Tournament only weeks away, Louisiana Tech heads into its final three regular season games with plenty to play for as the Lady Techsters are vying for a top four seed and a first round bye.
Due to inclement weather in the area and concern for the safety of talent and staff, tonight's Bank of Ruston Inside Tech Basketball radio show at Scott's Catfish has been canceled.
Annika Holopainen wasn't a name circled on Louisiana Tech's scouting report entering Sunday afternoon's Conference USA match-up against Old Dominion.
For five Louisiana Tech seniors, Sunday's home finale against Old Dominion will be their last on the Thomas Assembly Center floor.
Whitney Frazier scored 20 points and Chrisstasia Walter added 13 points and 10 assists to lead Louisiana Tech to a 71-61 win over Charlotte Thursday night.