Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane - 3/15/14 C-USA Tournament Final
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (27-6) vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane (20-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 11:35 am (Don Haskins Center)
The Line: Louisiana Tech Bulldogs -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and Tulsa Golden Hurricane will play Saturday for the C-USA championship and an automatic bid in the NCAA tournament. When these teams played on February 6, the Bulldogs won 66-61.
The Bulldogs won their second tournament game with an impressive 88-70 win over Southern Miss. Despite allowing the Golden Eagles to shoot 53.6 percent, the Bulldogs forced 21 turnovers and grabbed 18 offensive rebounds. Five players scored in the double figures, and Alex Hamilton led the way with 18 points. On the season, the Bulldogs average 80.9 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allow 65.5 points on 41.2 percent shooting. They’ve scored 86 or more points in both tournament games and are 16-10 ATS on the season overall.
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The Golden Hurricane won their second tournament game with a 76-69 win over Middle Tennessee. They also won by getting their hands dirty, as they forced 21 turnovers and got to the free throw line 39 times. James Woodard once again led the charge with 19 points. On the season, the Golden Hurricane average 73.2 points on 44 percent shooting and allow 67.6 points on 40.5 percent shooting. They still have not allowed more than 70 points in 15 straight games. They’re also an impressive 21-8 ATS on the season overall.
The Bulldogs are 5-0 ATS in their last five games overall and 15-6 ATS in their last 21 neutral site games. The Golden Hurricane are 13-3 ATS in their last 16 games following an ATS win and 7-0 ATS in their last seven games against teams with a winning SU record. The underdog is 5-2-1 ATS in the last eight meetings between these two teams.
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