Women's Basketball

Techsters, Tigers Set to Battle Following Christmas Break

Dec. 23, 2011

RUSTON - Louisiana Tech will host its biggest non-conference game of the year when the Lady Techsters welcome the LSU Tigers to the Thomas Assembly Center in the second game of a men's/women's basketball doubleheader Dec. 29.

The day will begin when Michael White and the Bulldogs host Spring Hill College at 5 p.m. followed by Teresa Weatherspoon and the Lady Techsters hosting LSU.

The Lady Techsters have won five of their last six games after Wednesday afternoon's 82-64 win over Tennessee Tech while LSU enters the contest having won five straight with its last loss coming in late November against Top 25 Ohio State.

It will be the 27th meeting all-time between Louisiana Tech and LSU with the Lady Techsters leading the series 14-12, although LSU has won the last six meetings.

White and the Bulldogs will put their 23-game non-conference home winning streak on the line against Spring Hill College. The Bulldogs have won five of their last seven outings, with all five wins coming by three points or less.

Doors to the Thomas Assembly Center will open at 3:30 p.m. that day.

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