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’Dogs bit by Wolf Pack, fall 65-53

“Don’t forget, the conference championship still goes through Nevada” is how the eighth-year leader at Louisiana Tech University critiqued the race earlier this week.
The Wolf Pack proved him right Thursday night, however disconcerting it might have been to Richard and the ‘Dogs.
With back-to-back league titles on their resume and still carrying a “team to whip” swagger, Nevada deflated one of the biggest and most vocal crowds (4,683) ever to show up for a Bulldogs’ game at the TAC by leaving with a 65-53 victory.

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Mentors lend helping hand

In order to level the playing field for these kids, Louisiana Tech University’s Student Government Association and Lincoln Parish school official have joined forces to provide a mentoring program for 50 eighth-grade students.
The program’s is designed for students who are least likely to attend college — whether for financial or other reasons — but are most likely to succeed in college.

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Top ‘Dogs host Nevada tonight

With the Bulldogs (14-7, 7-1) atop the standings by nearly two games over their closest competitor (Utah State at 5-2), and the Wolf Pack (15-5, 5-3) showing up as the preseason title favorite, the TAC might have its best attendance count for a men’s game this season.
“It’s great to be back home and playing in front of our own fans,” said senior guard Corey Dean. “We just have to keep playing well and keep our intensity level high. Every game is big in the WAC and Nevada is a great team. We will have to be at our best.”
Tech has won three straight games and seven of its last eight.

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