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CHICAGO — Vernon Butler’s signature look involves wearing sunglasses. That accessory was needed Thursday evening amidst the bright lights of prime time in Draft City as the Louisiana Tech defensive tackle was selected in the first round of the 2016 National Football League Draft by the Carolina Panthers with the 30th overall selection. Butler’s pick in the first round marked the first Conference USA player and first player from Louisiana to be selected in the 2016 NFL Draft. He is the first defensive lineman from a Conference USA school to go in the first round since 2012. A four-year...

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01/31/2014
Louisiana Tech hosts UTSA Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Thomas Assembly Center in Conference USA action on National Girls’ and Women’s Sports Day. As part of the promotions surrounding the game, any...
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01/31/2014
EL PASO, Texas — In a wacky game that lasted well over two hours and featured 54 total fouls, including three technicals, Louisiana Tech was unable to shoot its way out of trouble as the Bulldogs...
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01/31/2014
Grambling State University’s basketball teams will be on the road Saturday at Arkansas-Pine Bluff. The women’s game will start at 5:30 p.m. while men’s action will follow around 7:30 p.m. Terry Rose...
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01/30/2014
Looking to stay atop the Conference USA standings, Louisiana Tech faces a big road test against a big Texas-El Paso squad in El Paso, Texas, with a tipoff time of 8:05 p.m. tonight inside the Don...
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01/30/2014
Louisiana Tech senior Erin Kipp and sophomore Anna Cross were both voted to the Conference USA Preseason Coaches Team while the Lady Techsters were picked to finish eighth out of 13 teams as the...
01/30/2014
Neither rain nor snow nor gloom of night will stop Louisiana Tech’s track and field program from competing in Birmingham, Ala. today. Despite inclement weather in the area the Southern Miss-hosted...
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01/29/2014
Ouachita’s strong start was too much for Ruston to overcome as the Lady Lions roared to a 70-35 Tuesday night at RHS. A first half as cold as the night air outside saw the Lady Bearcats trailing 25-3...
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01/29/2014
Ruston rallied late and beat the Lions on the boards Tuesday as the Bearcats to a 62-32 home win over Ouachita. The Bearcats (15-7, 3-0 in District 2-5A) outrebounded the Lions 20-11. Isaiah Buggs...
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01/29/2014
Cedar Creek Cougars head coach Kyle Kavanaugh never would shy away from playing the best in the state at home. “They have had an unbelievable season,” Kavanaugh said. “It’s not just the talent they...
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01/28/2014
Louisiana Tech’s Kenneth Smith was named the Conference USA Player of the Week for week 12 the league office announed Monday. The junior guard was a huge reason for Tech earning two conference wins...