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October 17th

Robinson remains legend among Grambling faithful

It occurred during the NCAA's annual national signing period for gridiron prospects earlier this month, when more than 40 student-athletes joined the Tigers' program.
The vast majority, when asked about reasons for choosing the famous Lincoln Parish school, made references to coach Robinson and the indelible imprint that he placed on the program for nearly 60 years.

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Millsap, Carter, Budke head all-WAC list

And because they did, Louisiana Tech University's basketball teams have three of the top individual award winners on the 2003-2004 all-league squad announced Sunday.
Millsap, just a year out of stardom at Grambling High, was named as the Freshman of the Year in the men's division.
Carter was tabbed as the Player of the Year and Budke as the Coach of the Year in the women's category.
Certainly no shock regarding any of those honorees.

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'Dogs come back to beat SMU

Louisiana Tech University’s Bulldogs found themselves in that very predicament for much of Saturday afternoon at the Thomas Assembly Center before scrapping their way to an eventual 74-69 overtime victory against SMU.
Until Tech (13-11, 7-7) began making a move with just under nine minutes remaining in regulation time, it appeared that the Mustangs (10-14, 4-10) would blaze the trail back to Big D with a rather convincing Western Athletic Conference victory.

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Techsters rip Hawaii 83-45

Ask Hawaii.
The Rainbow Wahines (5-14,3-7) became the 10th consecutive victim of the defending Western Athletic Conference champions here Thursday night, stumbling 83-45 in front of 3,629 fans at the Thomas Assembly Center.
Tech (17-2, 10-1), which hasn't lost since early January, gained its 157th straight win at home against an unranked opponent and has now won 92 in a row versus regular season league foes on its own court.

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Techsters cook Rice 82-70

Ever since an early January loss to Rice, 87-84 in overtime down in Houston, No. 7 Louisiana Tech had been waiting for the chance to redeem themselves against their Western Athletic Conference rival.
On Tuesday night, in front of a season-high crowd of 6,138 at the Thomas Assembly Center, they followed through on their objective.
With four players .scoring in double figures, the Lady Techsters (23-1, 16-1) gained an 82-70 victory over the Lady Owls (18-8, 15-2) to take over sole possession of first place.

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Techsters foil Fresno's upset plans

The former Louisiana Tech University assistant coach returned to the campus Saturday night as head coach at Fresno State and discovered that not much has changed in regards to the Lady Techsters’ program.

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Moats feels right at home,'Dogs cruise past SMU

Just ask Ryan Moats.
He was rockin' in Big D again, just like he used to do as an All-State running back at Bishop Lynch High School.
In fact, there were times here Saturday when the junior running back at Louisiana Tech University was zipping past defenders as if they might have worn high school jersies.
Another big day for Mr. Moats, another Western Athletic Conference victory for the Bulldogs.

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GSU Spring Game

After 15 days of spring workouts which culminated with Saturday afternoon's "Black vs. Gold" showdown, the Tigers are pumped about kicking off another regular season.
The way these G-Men are loaded with talent on both sides of the football, it could be an extra long season.

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Long chosen to lead Lady Techsters

The 36-year-old native of Vicksburg, Miss., will be officially announced for those duties at a press conference to be held this afternoon.
It will mark his first-ever head coaching job at the college level.
"Louisiana Tech President Dr. Dan Reneau will formally introduce Chris Long as the fourth head coach in Lady Techster history today at a 2 p.m. press conference in the Hall of Fame Room located at the Thomas Assembly Center in Ruston," announced Sports Information Director Malcolm Butler.

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Budke to become OSU coach

The head coach of Louisiana Tech University's Lady Techsters for the past three years will be officially announced for the same position this afternoon at 3 p.m. at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, located just a short drive away from his hometown of Salina, Kan.

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