FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ahmad Caver made a 3-pointer with 3.3 seconds remaining to lift Old Dominion past Louisiana Tech 57-56 in a Conference USA Tournament quarterfinal on Thursday...
Duruji scores 14 to carry Louisiana Tech over FAU 57-56
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Anthony Duruji had 14 points and seven rebounds as Louisiana Tech narrowly defeated Florida Atlantic 57-56 in the Conference USA Tourney first round on Wednesday...
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — DaQuan Bracey had 21 points as Louisiana Tech broke its eight-game road losing streak, narrowly beating Florida Atlantic 72-69 on Wednesday night.
MIAMI (AP) — Devon Andrews had 21 points as Florida International got past Louisiana Tech 83-76 on Sunday.
Elmore leads Marshall past Louisiana Tech 90-79
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Jon Elmore had 34 points as Marshall topped Louisiana Tech 90-79 on Thursday night.
Jarrod West had 15 points for Marshall (15-13, 8-7 Conference USA), which ended its...
Draine lifts Southern Miss over Louisiana Tech 73-71 in OT
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — LaDavius Draine scored a career-high 22 points as Southern Miss narrowly beat Louisiana Tech 73-71 in overtime on Saturday. Cortez Edwards added 21 points for the Golden Eagles.
Draine shot 4 for 6 on 3-pointers. Edwards also had 13 rebounds for the Golden Eagles.
Tyree Griffin had 10 points for Southern Miss (15-9, 7-5 Conference USA), which won its fourth consecutive game. Leonard Harper-Baker added nine rebounds.
FAU posts wire-to-wire 61-51 win over Louisiana Tech
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Xavian Stapleton finished with 19 points and nine rebounds and freshman Karlis Silins added 14 points and 10 rebounds for his first career double-double to power Florida Atlantic to a 61-51 victory over Louisiana Tech on Thursday night.
Louisiana Tech rallies to turn back Western Kentucky 62-50
RUSTON, La. (AP) — DaQuan Bracey scored 17 points, Anthony Duruji grabbed 11 rebounds and Amorie Archibald handed out 10 assists, matching his career high, to lead Louisiana Tech to a 62-50 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday.
Reserve Ra'Shawn Langston pitched in 15 points for the Bulldogs (15-7, 5-4 Conference USA), who handed preseason favorite Western Kentucky its fourth conference loss.
Dickens’ dunk lifts Old Dominion over Louisiana Tech 64-63
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Dajour Dickens capped a back-and-forth finish by scoring the go-ahead basket on a dunk with 18 seconds left and Old Dominion beat Louisiana Tech 64-63 on Thursday night.
Ahmad Caver set up the winning play for the Monarchs (13-5, 3-2 Conference USA) with a drive into the lane and a feed to Dickens on the left baseline.
Amorie Archibald missed a pair of 3-point attempts in the final 10 seconds for the Bulldogs (13-6, 3-3).
Louisiana Tech cruises past Middle Tennessee 73-56
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Anthony Duruji scored 19 points, Mubarak Muhammed added 11 points and 10 rebounds and Louisiana Tech beat Middle Tennessee 73-56 on Saturday for its seventh consecutive home victory.
Amorie Archibald added 15 points and seven assists, and Ra'Shawn Langston had 10 points for Louisiana Tech (13-5, 3-2 Conference USA).
Reggie Scurry had 13 points for the Blue Raiders (3-14, 0-4), who have lost 13 straight games. James Hawthorne added 12 points and Antonio Green had 10.
Duruji’s 23 points leads Louisiana Tech in C-USA opener
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Anthony Duruji scored 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Louisiana Tech won its seventh straight on Saturday, 71-56 over Southern Miss in the Conference USA season opener for both teams.
JaColby Pemberton had seven boards and hit four of Louisiana Tech's 12 3-pointers in scoring 14 points. Daquan Bracey added 11 points with six assists and the Bulldogs (11-3, 1-0) held Southern Miss to 32 percent shooting to improve to 8-0 at home.
Archibald scores 21, La. Tech holds off Texas A&M-CC 73-68
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Amorie Archibald drained a career-high five from long range to total 21 points as Louisiana Tech stood strong against a late rally to win its sixth straight, beating Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 73-68 on Saturday night.
Bracey, strong second half lift LaTech over ULL 83-62
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — DaQuan Bracey scored 16 points to lead a balanced attack and Louisiana Tech used a strong second half to defeat Louisiana-Lafayette 83-62 on Saturday night.
The Bulldogs (9-3) led 32-28 at halftime and began to pull away early in the second half, going on a 12-5 run for a 44-35 lead at the first media timeout. The momentum continued and the Bulldogs' lead reached 60-41 with 11:26 remaining. LaTech led by at least 15 the rest of the game.
Louisiana Tech beats Stephen F. Austin in overtime 96-93
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Oliver Powell made the tiebreaking free throw and Anthony Duruji's dunk with four seconds remaining punctuated Louisiana Tech's 96-93 overtime victory over Stephen F. Austin on Friday night.
After a Lumberjacks turnover, Powell made 1 of 2 free throws with 25 seconds left then Shannon Bogues, who tied a SFA record with nine 3-pointers, missed from the arc before Duruji's powerful dunk. Oddyst Walker missed a hurried 3-point attempt at the buzzer.
Archibald’s 17 PTs help lead La. Tech past Sam Houston St.
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Amorie Archibald scored 17 points and Anthony Duruji scored 12 and Louisiana Tech beat back Sam Houston State 76-69 on Sunday.
Louisiana Tech (2-0) built a 45-33 halftime lead, but after intermission, the Bearkats went on a 14-2 run and grabbed a 52-51 lead. Chad Bowie's layup made it 56-53 in favor of the Bearkats with 9:43 to go, but JaColby Pemberton's 3-pointer 19 seconds later tied it, Oliver Powell made a pair of free throws and the Bulldogs led the rest of the way.
Archibald FTs lift Louisiana Tech to shocking 71-58 road win
WICHITA, Kansas (AP) — Amorie Archibald scored six straight free throws in the final minute and Louisiana Tech held on for a 71-58 win that shocked the Wichita State Shockers Tuesday night, snapping a 22-game winning streak in home openers.
Wichita State had won 72 of its last 75 games at home until Tuesday. Archibald scored 14 points and was 7-for-8 at the free throw line for the Bulldogs and also pulled down nine rebounds. Daquan Bracey added 16 pointd, Exavian Christon 12 and Mo Muhammed 10.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jacobi Boykins scored 21 points to lead Louisiana Tech to a 68-60 victory over North Texas on Wednesday night in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament.
Derric Jean added 17 points for No. 10 seed Louisiana Tech (17-15), which plays second-seeded Old Dominion (24-6) in a Thursday quarterfinal game.
Amorie Archibald's 3-pointer stretched Louisiana Tech's lead to 58-50 with 1:47 left, and the Bulldogs made 10 of 12 free throws to end it.
Southern Miss holds off Louisiana Tech 72-64
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Cortez Edwards scored 21 points with 8-for-10 shooting to lead Southern Miss to a 72-64 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday.
After taking a 40-17 advantage into the break, Southern Miss (14-17, 7-11 Conference USA) had to scramble in the second half to hold off a Louisiana Tech rally that twice pulled the Bulldogs to within two points in the final three minutes.
King has 25 points, 10 boards in Blue Raiders’ 9th straight
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Nick King scored 25 points with 10 rebounds and Middle Tennessee beat Louisiana Tech 87-70 on Saturday night to remain the lone team atop Conference USA and give coach Kermit Davis his 400th Division-I victory.
La. Tech controls Charlotte from the start in 83-65 win
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Oliver Powell led four players in double figures with 12 points and seven rebounds and Louisiana Tech beat Charlotte 83-65 on Thursday night to hand the 49ers their ninth straight defeat.
Beard’s 2 late 3s lift FIU, stun Louisiana Tech, 71-68
MIAMI (AP) — Brian Beard Jr. hit two 3-pointers in the final three seconds to give Florida International a come-from-behind 71-68 win over Louisiana Tech in a wild finish to a Conference USA battle on Saturday night.
Louisiana Tech wins fourth straight, beats FAU 67-62
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Derric Jean had 16 points and Amorie Archibald scored nine of his 15 in the last four minutes to help Louisiana Tech pull away and beat Florida Atlantic 67-62 on Thursday night.
Louisiana Tech (14-9, 5-5 Conference USA) has won four straight games while FAU (10-12, 4-6) has lost three of its last four.
Louisiana Tech cruises in 89-66 win over Southern Miss
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Jacobi Boykins was 6 of 10 from 3-point range with 20 points on Saturday night and Louisiana Tech used a big first half to get past Southern Miss 89-66.
Amorie Archibald added 14 points and a career-high-tying 10 assists for the Bulldogs (13-9, 4-5 Conference USA), who led 57-27 at halftime.
You know you start to build a program when you can have young guys walk right into the line-up and start making contributions almost immediately. For Louisiana Tech men's basketball, head coach Eric Konkol is liking what he's seeing from his program.
Boykin scores 21, Louisiana Tech beats Rice 69-54
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Jacobi Boykins scored 21 points with six 3-pointers, Jy'lan Washington added 13 points, and Louisiana Tech beat Rice 69-54 on Saturday night.
Amorie Archibald scored 12 points with six assists and Anthony Duruji added 10 points with four assists for the Bulldogs (13-9, 4-5 Conference USA), who made 11 3-pointers and shot 41.8 percent from the floor.
RUSTON – Louisiana Tech had lost its last five games that were decided by four points or less coming into Thursday night.
The Bulldogs, in particular the freshman duo of Anthony Duruji and Amorie Archibald, did not let that happen again.
The tandem combined to score 46 points, including two free throws with 0.9 seconds left from the forward Duruji, to come away with a 66-65 victory over North Texas in front of a season-high 4,236 fans inside the Thomas Assembly Center.
Duruji makes 2 FTs in last second, La. Tech wins 66-65
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Anthony Duruji made two free throws in the final second to give Louisiana Tech a 66-65 win over North Texas in Conference USA action on Thursday night.
Roosevelt Smart nailed two straight 3-pointers, hitting the last one with 7.4 seconds remaining, to give North Texas a 65-64 advantage. A.J. Lawson fouled Duruji and the 6-foot-7 freshman calmly dropped in both free throws for the win.
UAB beats Louisiana Tech 74-62 behind Cokley’s 24 points
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Chris Cokley scored 24 points with seven rebounds, Nate Darling scored 10 points and the go-ahead 3-pointer, and UAB beat Louisiana Tech 74-62 on Saturday to win its fourth straight.
RUSTON – It was a total team effort by the Louisiana Tech men’s basketball team on Saturday night as they put an end to its three-game losing skid by having six Bulldogs score in double figures which led to a 97-88 victory over UTEP in front of 3,654 fans inside the Thomas Assembly Center.
What made the scoring output even more impressive for LA Tech (10-7, 1-3 C-USA) was playing with just eight players as two regular starters DaQuan Bracey and Joniah White were not available.