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C-USA Tournament: Rice Preview

In these short posts, we’ll go into a little detail about each of Tech’s Biloxi opponents. The thought is to give you an idea of how Tech matches up against each squad. We’ll start with the oppening round match-up: Rice.

Brick City, LA

On April 25th, Tech finished installing the bricks for the 2017 class of graduates from the University. The new bricks were added to the long line of bricks that stretch from the southeast corner of Howard Auditorium to near the base of the pedestrian bridge. There has long been speculation about where the bricks for …

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The Tour de Ruston

On April 8th, Hunter Wells accomplished something that doesn’t happen often in baseball:  he hit for the cycle. That means Wells hit a single, a double, a triple, and a home run in a single game. Sounds simple enough, right? Well, in the majors, cycles have only happened 319 times. That’s dating back to the …

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Defense Wins Championships

There’s a saying in football: “Offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships.” The quote (often attributed to Bear Bryant) is so prevalent in football that it is on Wikipedia’s List of Sports Clichés. The maxim is usually attributed to football, but it can be applied to most sports. In basketball, dunks and J-shooting is what …

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