Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
Alex Hamilton scored 25 points and Louisiana Tech made 11 3-pointers as the Bulldogs rolled to an 84-72 victory over Texas A&M in the second round of the NIT on Monday.
Jeremy Combs blocked a shot with 49 seconds left, then tipped in a basket at the other end to help UNT hold off a Louisiana Tech rally Thursday night and clinch a 73-66 win.
After beating SMU 43-6 last week, North Texas fell to Louisiana Tech 42-41 at Apogee Stadium in Denton on Thursday.
The padlocks come off the gates as the State Fair of Texas opens in Dallas with food, festivities and football. The 127th annual expo opens Friday at Fair Park.
Alex Hamilton scored 14 points for the Bulldogs on Saturday, six of which came in the final 2:35 to spark Louisiana Tech to a 55-52 victory over Texas-Arlington.
Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin wasn’t ready to look ahead to next week’s showdown with LSU just yet. It’s tough to blame him, after all his 22nd-ranked Aggies had just come away with a wild 59-57 victory over No. 23 Louisiana Tech Saturday night.