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Louisiana Tech closed out the indoor portion of its season Sunday as the Bulldogs and Lady Techsters wrapped up the 2017 Conference USA Indoor Championships at the Birmingham CrossPlex in Birmingham, Alabama. Louisiana Tech ended the weekend in seventh place on the men’s side with 41 points, while the women finished in 13th in the competition. “Our athletes competed hard, but it was far short of what we hoped for on the women’s side,” head coach Gary Stanley said. “Breaking the school records on the men’s side is great, but we know we have some work to do moving forward. Kudos to Tamario [...

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