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Offensive unit struggles as Tech loses to North Texas
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Photos by TOM MORRIS/ LA Tech Sports Pix- Louisiana Tech redshirt freshman quarterback Ryan Higgins (14) scored the Bulldogs lone touchdown against North Texas Saturday on this one-yard run.

Louisiana Tech’s early Homecoming celebration was short-lived Saturday as big plays by North Texas and a struggling Bulldogs offense crashed the party in the second half.

For the first 26 minutes, Tech seemed to be on th way to its second Conference USA win of the year.

But a 61-yard TD pass on a broken play from North Texas quarterback Derek Thompson to receiver Brelan Chancellor and a 56-yard interception return for a score by Zac Whitfield only 90 seconds later proved to be the difference as the Eagles took a 28-13 victory over the Bulldogs before 20,317 fans at Joe Aillet Stadium.

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