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Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 12:36am
The Mean Green hung around for the first half, but that was all they could muster as Louisiana Tech used a second half run to put things away in a 81-57 win over North Texas on Saturday night in the Thomas Assembly Center. A 24-3 run spanning slightly less than seven minutes early in the second half, was the deciding factor in the dominating effort from the Bulldogs (14-6, 6-1 Conference USA). “I give North Texas a lot of credit,” said Tech coach Eric Konkol. “I thought they played hard, fast and tough. They showed some great toughness playing with a smaller lineup. They really gave us some...

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GRAMBLING — Grambling State’s high-octane offense was back at it Friday as the Tigers broke the century mark for the fourth time this season with a 103-53 win over Selma at the Frederick C. Hobdy...
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Former Ruston High/LSU/NFL quarterback Bert Jones (right) had plenty of well-wishers at the National Football Foundation/College Football Football Hall of Fame induction ceremonies held at the...
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