All-Time Greats: Mike Green, Karl Malone, Paul Millsap, Randy White, PJ Brown, Erik McCree
Rivals: University of Southern Mississippi, Louisiana State University, University of Houston
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Basketball Tickets
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs' basketball team played its first official games during the 1909-10 season. Over the years, the program has been a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association, Southland Conference and Sun Belt Conference, among others. Today, it is a member of the Conference USA. Louisiana Tech has made its fair share of NCAA Tournament appearances, including a Sweet Sixteen run in 1985. The team has also been conference tournament champions for the Southland and American South conferences. In 2014 and 2015, the team earned the regular-season championship for the Conference USA. The team plays home games at the Thomas Assembly Center, which has a seat capacity of 8,000. Among the organization's most famous players are Mike Green and Karl Malone. Malone played in the NBA for 19 seasons and was a two-time MVP for the Utah Jazz. He also returned to his alma mater as an assistant coach from 2007-2011. If you want to see some great Conference USA competition, StubHub is your source for Louisiana Tech Bulldogs' basketball tickets.
Where do the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs play?
To watch a home Louisiana Tech Bulldogs' basketball game, the Thomas Assembly Center in Ruston is where you will head to on game day. The venue has a seating capacity of 8,000 and is a multipurpose arena that is also home to the women's basketball and volleyball teams. The arena is located west of Joe Aillet Stadium.
Who is Louisiana Tech Bulldogs' head coach?
The head coach for the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs' basketball team is Eric Konkol. He took the position on May 18, 2015. Konkol is a former player who played from 1995-2000. His coaching career began in 2000 at Tulsa as a student assistant. As of the end of the 2018-19 season, Konkol held a winning record of 83-49. He replaced Michael White and took over a team that managed three straight regular-season titles.
Have the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs ever won a national title?
The Bulldogs have yet to win an NCAA Division I title. They ended the 2018-19 season with a record of 20-13. The team finished with a .500 record of 9-9 within the Conference USA. In NCAA Tournament appearances, the team has made it to the Sweet Sixteen once in 1985. The team has also earned six conference tournament championships. Three of those were as members of the Southland Conference. The other three were with the American South Conference.
Who are some notable players from Louisiana Tech Bulldogs?
Among the notable players who went through the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs' basketball program are Mike Green, Karl Malone and Paul Millsap as well as Randy White, PJ Brown and Erik McCree. Green went on to have a professional basketball career in the NBA. From 1973-1980, he played in the NBA as well as the American Basketball Association. He was an All-Star in 1975. Malone, during his playing career, was known as "The Mailman." From 1985-2003, he played in the NBA for the Utah Jazz. He spent the 2003-04 season with the Los Angeles Lakers.
What are the top games this year for the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs' basketball team?
Be sure to catch the Bulldogs' rivalry games against the University of Southern Mississippi, Louisiana State University and University of Houston. As members of the Conference USA, the team also faces off against Old Dominion, Middle Tennessee and Western Kentucky.Back to Top