Chelsee Black scored 18 points to lead four players in double figures as UAB led from start to finish in a 64-49 victory over Louisiana Tech Saturday afternoon at Bartow Arena in Conference USA action.
With four weeks remaining in the regular season, Louisiana Tech finds itself in a fight for a coveted top four seed in the upcoming Conference USA Tournament which will be held in Birmingham in the second week of March.
Louisiana Tech committed a season-high 27 turnovers and Middle Tennessee’s Brea Edwards scored 31 points to lead the Blue Raiders to a 68-57 win over the Lady Techsters before 3,316 fans at the Murphy Center Thursday night.
Two of the top teams and two of the top players in Conference USA will be on display Thursday night at the Murphy Center when Louisiana Tech travels to face Middle Tennessee at 6:30 p.m.
Louisiana Tech senior forward Brandi Wingate swept the Player of the Week Awards as she garnered the honor from the Conference USA office, the Louisiana Sports Writers Association and College Sports Madness.
The Bank of Ruston Inside Tech Basketball radio show continues on Monday night at 6 p.m. at Scott's Catfish on Hwy 33 in Ruston.
Brandi Wingate scored a career-high 29 points and Ashley Santos added 11 to lead Louisiana Tech to a 77-71 win over North Texas before 1,769 fans Saturday evening at the Thomas Assembly Center in Conference USA action.
Neither Louisiana Tech head coach Tyler Summitt nor North Texas head coach Jalie Mitchell were very happy with the performances of their team’s in their respective Thursday night Conference USA match-ups.