FRISCO, Texas (AP) — B.J. Stith scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, Trey Porter added 18 points, including a go-ahead dunk late, and Old Dominion beat Louisiana Tech 62-58 in Thursday night's Conference USA Tournament quarterfinal.
Ahmad Caver scored 10 points with seven rebounds and eight assists for the No. 2 seed Monarchs (25-6), who face third-seeded Western Kentucky in a Friday semifinal.
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.
Lyle, De Nicolao lead UTSA to 74-64 win over Louisiana Tech
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Deon Lyle had 17 points and Giovanni De Nicolai scored nine of his 11 points in the final 5½ minutes to help UT San Antonio pull away for a 74-64 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday night.
Byron Frohnen had 10 points and nine rebounds while Keaton Wallace scored 10 with eight assists for UTSA (17-12, 10-6 Conference USA). The Roadrunners are fifth in the conference standings, one game behind Marshall. The top four teams earn first-round byes in next month's C-USA tournament.
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.
Jacobi Boykins, Louisiana Tech basketball player, ejected after highlight dunk
Start your Monday off with a little righteous outrage. Louisiana Tech basketball player Jacobi Boykins was ejected from a game last Thursday when he apparently dunked the ball too hard.
Old Dominion cruises in 82-69 win over Louisiana Tech
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Ahmad Caver had 17 points, 10 assists and six steals as Old Dominion rolled to an 82-69 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday night.
Old Dominion (19-5, 10-2 Conference USA) has won six of its last eight games. The Monarchs remain tied for second place in the conference standings with Western Kentucky, which beat Florida International. Louisiana Tech (15-11, 6-7) has lost two of its last three.
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.
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.
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.
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.
King leads Middle Tenn. to 72-57 win over Louisiana Tech
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Nick King posted his third straight double-double, scoring 22 points with 10 rebounds, and Middle Tennessee dominated the second half for a 72-57 win over Louisiana Tech on Thursday night to remain unbeaten in Conference USA play.
Brandon Walters had a perfect shooting night, hitting 7 of 7 from the floor and making all four attempts from the line for 18 points. He also hauled down seven rebounds with three blocked shots.
Louisiana Tech gets 1st C-USA win, holds off UTEP 97-88
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Derric Jean and Jy'lan Washington combined to score 39 points and led six players into double-figure scoring as Louisiana Tech finally broke into the Conference USA win column by holding off UTEP 97-88 on Saturday night.
The Bulldogs had lost three of four games on their home floor coming into the game.
UT San Antonio holds off Louisiana Tech 78-76
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson scored 21 points, Giovanni De Nicolao scored the winning layup with one second left, and UT San Antonio beat Louisiana Tech 78-76 on Thursday night for the Bulldogs' third straight loss.
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia – It was a frustrating Saturday night for Louisiana Tech as they committed a season-high 20 turnovers which played a big part in falling, 78-65, to Marshall in the Cam Henderson Center.
There were two rough stretches of basketball that cost LA Tech (9-6, 0-2 C-USA) an opportunity at handing Marshall (11-4, 2-0 C-USA) their first home loss while also picking up its first true road win – the final five minutes of the first half and the final 10 minutes of the second half.
Elmore scores 32, Marshall beats Louisiana Tech 78-65
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jon Elmore had 32 points, nine rebounds and five assists and Marshall beat Louisiana Tech 78-65 on Saturday night.
The Thundering Herd (11-4, 2-0 Conference USA) led for the final 22 minutes but had trouble pulling away until a 16-1 run made it 70-51 with 3:06 to play. The Bulldogs (9-6, 0-2) got no closer than 11 the rest of the way.
C.J. Burks added 23 points and Jarrod West scored 12 for Marshall, which won its third in a row and seventh in the last eight.
Coleby’s late block helps W Kentucky edge Louisiana Tech
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Dwight Coleby scored 16 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and had a huge block in the last five seconds as Western Kentucky held on to defeat Louisiana Tech 69-68 on Thursday night in a Conference USA opener.
The Hilltoppers (9-5) led for more than 39 minutes only to see the lead slip away with just 18 seconds remaining when DaQuan Bracey scored on a drive to put the Bulldogs up 68-67.
Bracey’s 25 leads La Tech past Fort Wayne 85-76 for title
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Daquan Bracey scored 25 points, Jacobi Boykins added 23 and Louisiana Tech defeat Fort Wayne 85-76 on Friday in the championship game of the New Orleans Shootout.
Oliver Powell added 17 points off the bench on 8-of-11 shooting as the Bulldogs (9-4) made 10 of 20 3-pointers and shot 52.5 percent (31 of 59). Boykins went 6 of 9 from 3-point range and Bracey had seven assists.
Scott Bryson had 27 points for the Mastodons (9-6) and Ken Harrell had 10.
Louisiana Tech turns back Alabama State 74-62
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Daquan Bracey scored 16 points with seven assists, Jacobi Boykins had 14 and five, and Louisiana Tech defeated Alabama State 74-62 on Thursday at the New Orleans Shootout.
Anthony Duruji added 12 points and Jy'lan Washington 11 for the Bulldogs (9-4), who had 21 assists on their 26 baskets. They made half their shots, going 8 of 16 from 3-point range and 18 of 36 inside the arc.
Louisiana Tech faces Fort Wayne in the championship on Friday and Alabama State meets Liberty.
Harris, Boykins lead Louisiana Tech 91-62 over Jackson St
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Jalen Harris scored 19 of his 22 points in the first half, Jacobi Boykins finished with 19 points with five 3-pointers, and Louisiana Tech beat Jackson State 91-62 on Saturday night for the Tigers' third straight loss.
DaQuan Bracey and Jy'lan Washington added 12 point apiece for the Bulldogs (7-2), who shot 75 percent from the field in the first half. Louisiana Tech made 10 3-pointers, outrebounded Jackson State 42-32 and outscored them 36-16 in the paint.
Harris’ heroics lift Stephen F. Austin past La. Tech 85-83
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Kevon Harris scored 25 points shooting 10 of 11 and made the game-winning layup with five seconds to go and Stephen F. Austin beat Louisiana Tech 85-83 on Wednesday.
The Bulldogs failed to get off a shot as time expired.
Louisiana Tech rolls past Miles College 106-55
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Freshman Exavian Christon hit three 3-pointers and scored a career-best 15 to lead six players in double figures and Louisiana Tech romped to a 106-55 win over Division II member Miles College on Saturday.
Jean’s late 3 takes Louisiana Tech by Evansville 63-61
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Derric Jean sank a 3-pointer with one second remaining for the win and Louisiana Tech remained undefeated, slipping by Evansville 63-61 in the Cancun Challenge on Wednesday night.
The Bulldogs (5-0) trailed 61-60 with six seconds left when Jalen Harris missed from distance and Jacobi Boykins grabbed the offensive rebound then dished to Jean who sank the 3-pointer for a 63-61 edge with a second to play.
Boykins, Jean help Louisiana Tech power past George Mason
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Jacobi Boykins and Derric Jean combined for 35 points and Louisiana Tech led most of the way to defeat George Mason 77-64 on Tuesday night in the opening round of the Cancun Challenge.
Jalen Harris canned a 3-point shot to break an early 5-5 tie and Jean added another trey and Louisiana Tech (4-0) never looked back, building a 42-24 lead by halftime.
Boykins scores 23, Louisiana Tech beats Montana State 71-58
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Jacobi Boykins scored 23 points, including six 3-pointers, and Jalen Harris added 15 points to help Louisiana Tech beat Montana State 71-58 on Saturday night.
DaQuan Bracey had 12 points and five assists for Louisiana Tech (3-0). Harris, who came in averaging 25.5 points per game, and Bracey (17.5 points per game) combined to make 7 of 21 field-goal attempts.
Bracey hits 1st 5 points in OT; Louisiana Tech wins 96-95
RUSTON, La. (AP) — DaQuan Bracey scored the first five points in overtime as Louisiana Tech held off Southeast Missouri State for a 96-95 win on Monday night.
Jalen Harris, who had eight points in the extra period, hit two free throws with :08 remaining for a 96-92 lead to seal the win. Ray Kowalski drilled a trey in the last second for the final score.
Harris scores 25, La Tech rocks Texas-Tyler 112-71
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Jalen Harris made five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 25 points to help Louisiana Tech beat Texas-Tyler 112-71 on Friday night in a season opener.
LA Tech raced out to a 14-1 lead just four minutes into the game and scored the program's most points in a game since 2014. The second half started in a similar fashion as Harris opened with a 3-pointer. DaQuan Bracey had a stretch of seven straight points and Harris hit another 3.
IRVING, Texas — Charlotte junior guard Jon Davis and UTEP senior guard Omega Harris were announced Thursday as the final two members of the All-Conference USA men's basketball team.
Marshall Thundering Herd junior guard Jon Elmore was revealed Wednesday as an all-conference team member.
Middle Tennessee junior Alex Johnson was named as the C-USA women's basketball Preseason Player of the Year and as a member of the all-conference team that includes Marshall junior guard Shayna Gore.