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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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Techsters rally past Rice, 76-66

Happy birthday, Tasha Crain.
Both were in a big time celebratory mood Saturday night after Louisiana Tech University recorded one of the biggest and most important comebacks in the program's history.
One minute, it appeared as if the three-time defending Western Athletic Conference champions were on the verge of losing their first-ever league game at the Thomas Assembly Center.
The next, they were doing their best impression of a rockin' New Year's Eve party on Times Square.

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Bulldogs' Moats to turn pro

The Louisiana Tech University running back is going pro.
One of the country's top 10 ranked ground gainers at the NCAA Division 1-A level and a single season record-setter for the Bulldogs in 2004 will be passing up his final season of college eligibility to enter the late spring National Football League draft.

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GSU players pay visit, sing alma mater for Robinson

One after another.
From huge linemen who practically filled the doorway as they stepped into the living room to compactly built skilled position players who maneuvered for position as if they were sizing up a flaw in their opponents.
The head coach and his assistants.
Student trainers.
More than 100 of them, all representing the 2004 Grambling State University football team who had arrived on this sunny day to pay a visit to a living legend.

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