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Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs.jpg
School Name: Louisiana Tech University
Location: Ruston, Louisiana
Arena: Thomas Assembly Center
Capacity: 8,098
Conference: WAC
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The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs basketball program represents intercollegiate men's basketball at Louisiana Tech University. The school competes in the Western Athletic Conference in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and play home games at the Thomas Assembly Center in Ruston, Louisiana. The current coach is Kerry Rupp, who is serving in his 3rd year.

History

Conference affiliations

Home venues

Thomas Assembly Center

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Thomas Assembly Center

Memorial Gymnasium

In 1952, Memorial Gymnasium was constructed on the Louisiana Tech University campus in Ruston to serve as the home of the LA Tech Bulldogs basketball team.

Players

Basketball Hall of Fame

Retired Jerseys

All-Americans

  • Jackie Moreland - 1958, 1959, 1960
  • Ray Germany - 1959, 1960
  • Mike Green - 1971, 1972, 1973
  • Mike McConathy - 1976
  • Karl Malone - 1983, 1984, 1985
  • Randy White - 1989

Conference Player of the Year

  • Jackie Moreland - 1960
  • Mike Green - 1973
  • Mike McConathy - 1976
  • Karl Malone - 1983
  • Randy White - 1988, 1989
  • Ron Ellis - 1992
  • Gerrod Henderson - 2000

Bulldogs in the NBA

Coaches

Head coaching records

Coach Years Seasons Games Win Loss Pct.
R. C. Kenney 1925-1926 1 14 7 7 .500
Robert S. Wynn 1926-1931 5 116 61 55 .526
Hal Lee 1931-1934 3 43 24 19 .558
Eddie McLane 1934-1936 2 38 26 12 .684
Herb Duggins 1936-1940 4 73 27 46 .370
Cecil Crowley 1940-1942, 1945-1964 21 490 269 221 .549
Joe Aillet 1944-1945 1 17 5 12 .294
Scotty Robertson 1964-1974 10 247 161 86 .652
Emmet Hendricks 1974-1977 3 77 40 37 .519
J.D. Barnett 1977-1979 2 52 23 29 .442
Andy Russo 1979-1985 6 177 122 55 .689
Tommy Joe Eagles 1985-1989 4 127 87 40 .685
Jerry Loyd 1989-1994 5 145 73 72 .503
Jim Wooldridge 1994-1998 4 111 52 59 .468
Keith Richard 1998-2007 9 267 150 117 .562
Kerry Rupp 2007-present 3 98 45 53 .459
Total
82 2056 1148 908 .558
1942-1943, 1943-1944: Basketball discontinued due to World War II

Conference Coach of the Year

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Tim Floyd

  • Cecil Crowley - 1953, 1955, 1964
  • Scotty Robertson - 1967, 1971
  • Emmett Hendricks - 1975, 1976
  • J.D. Barnett - 1979
  • Andy Russo - 1983, 1985
  • Tommy Joe Eagles - 1987, 1988
  • Keith Richard - 1999

Bulldogs in Coaching

References

External Links

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