2011–12 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs basketball team

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2011–12 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs men's basketball
Louisiana Tech Athletics wordmark.svg
Conference Western Athletic Conference
2011–12 record 18–16 (6–8 WAC)
Head coach Michael White (1st season)
Assistant coach Isaac Brown
Assistant coach Dusty May
Assistant coach Derrick Jones
Home arena Thomas Assembly Center
Seasons
2011–12 WAC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Nevada 13 1   .929     28 7   .800
New Mexico State 10 4   .714     26 10   .722
Idaho 9 5   .643     19 14   .576
Utah State 8 6   .571     21 16   .568
Louisiana Tech 6 8   .429     18 16   .529
Hawaii 6 8   .429     16 16   .500
Fresno State 3 11   .214     13 20   .394
San Jose State 1 13   .071     9 22   .290
2012 WAC Tournament winner
As of March 28, 2012/FINAL 2011–12 STANDINGS; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs basketball team represented Louisiana Tech University during the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Bulldogs, led by first year head coach Michael White, played their home games at the Thomas Assembly Center and were members of the Western Athletic Conference.

Roster[edit]

2011–12 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
F 1 Kyser, MichaleMichale Kyser 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Lancaster, TX
G 2 Gibson, BrandonBrandon Gibson 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 225 lb (102 kg) RS Jr Marianna, FL
G 3 Appleby, RaheemRaheem Appleby 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Fr Jacksonville, AR
G 4 Smith, SpeedySpeedy Smith 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr St. Petersburg, FL
G 5 Gaskins, TrevorTrevor Gaskins 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 215 lb (98 kg) RS Sr Alpharetta, GA
F 10 Massey, IsaiahIsaiah Massey 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) RS Fr McDonough, GA
F 11 Gjuroski, StojanStojan Gjuroski 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 195 lb (88 kg) RS Fr Gostivar, Macedonia
G 15 Johnson, CordariusCordarius Johnson 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) So Coushatta, LA
G 20 Smith, LonnieLonnie Smith 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So Birmingham, AL
G 21 McNeail, KenyonKenyon McNeail 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So Conway, AR
G 24 Carr, AlexAlex Carr 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Adamsville, AL
F/C 25 Lewis, J.L.J.L. Lewis 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Jr Gonzales, LA
F 33 Price, RobbyRobby Price (W) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Fr Anacoco, LA
F/C 45 Souza, RomarioRomario Souza 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Sr Minas Gerais, Brazil
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2013-02-08

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
November 6, 2011*
3:00 PM
Texas A&M–Kingsville W 72–71 
Thomas Assembly Center 
Ruston, LA
Regular season
November 13, 2011*
3:00 PM
Mississippi College W 92–70  1–0
Thomas Assembly Center (2,056)
Ruston, LA
November 19, 2011*
7:00 PM
at Texas–Arlington L 61–68  1–1
Texas Hall (955)
Arlington, TX
November 25, 2011*
5:30 PM
vs. Maryland Eastern Shore
Jim Thorpe Classic
W 73–54  2–1
Arena-Auditorium (1,125)
Laramie, WY
November 26, 2011*
5:30 PM
vs. Portland State
Jim Thorpe Classic
L 48–68  2–2
Arena-Auditorium (496)
Laramie, WY
November 27, 2011*
8:00 PM
at Wyoming
Jim Thorpe Classic
L 58–73  2–3
Arena-Auditorium (4,083)
Laramie, WY
November 30, 2011*
7:00 PM
at Southeastern Louisiana L 69–72 OT 2–4
University Center (1,065)
Hammond, LA
December 3, 2011*
7:30 PM
at Louisiana–Monroe W 73–71  3–4
Fant–Ewing Coliseum (2,013)
Monroe, LA
December 6, 2011*
7:00 PM
Northwestern State W 94–93 2OT 4–4
Thomas Assembly Center (2,429)
Ruston, LA
December 10, 2011*
7:00 PM
at Southern Miss L 62–78  4–5
Reed Green Coliseum (2,714)
Hattiesburg, MS
December 14, 2011*
7:00 PM
McNeese State W 60–58  5–5
Thomas Assembly Center (2,426)
Ruston, LA
December 17, 2011*
7:00 PM
Arkansas–Little Rock W 71–68  6–5
Thomas Assembly Center (2,321)
Ruston, LA
December 20, 2011*
7:00 PM
Northeastern W 56–53  7–5
Thomas Assembly Center (2,183)
Ruston, LA
December 22, 2011*
7:00 PM
at Arkansas L 63–77  7–6
Bud Walton Arena (11,414)
Fayetteville, AR
December 29, 2011*
5:00 PM
Spring Hill W 69–41  8–6
Thomas Assembly Center (4,930)
Ruston, LA
December 31, 2011*
1:00 PM
at SMU L 65–73  8–7
Moody Coliseum (1,596)
University Park, TX
January 7, 2012
7:00 PM
New Mexico State L 73–83  8–8 (0–1)
Thomas Assembly Center (2,263)
Ruston, LA
January 12, 2012
6:00 PM, ALT2/BHSN/CST
Idaho L 88–90 OT 8–9 (0–2)
Thomas Assembly Center (4,472)
Ruston, LA
January 14, 2012
8:00 PM
Utah State L 65–69  8–10 (0–3)
Thomas Assembly Center (4,099)
Ruston, LA
January 19, 2012
11:00 PM, OC16
at Hawaii W 74–70  9–10 (1–3)
Stan Sheriff Center (6,016)
Honolulu, HI
January 21, 2012
8:00 PM
at San Jose State W 71–67  10–10 (2–3)
Event Center Arena (1,497)
San Jose, CA
January 26, 2012
6:00 PM, CSNC/ESPNFC/WSN
Fresno State W 59–58  11–10 (3–3)
Thomas Assembly Center (3,282)
Ruston, LA
January 28, 2012
7:00 PM
Nevada L 63–65  11–11 (3–4)
Thomas Assembly Center (3,050)
Ruston, LA
February 4, 2012
8:00 PM, AggieVision/ESPNFC/WSN
at New Mexico State L 72–83  11–12 (3–5)
Pan American Center (5,010)
Las Cruces, NM
February 9, 2012
8:05 PM, ALT/CST/ESPNFC/MASN
at Utah State L 63–77  11–13 (3–6)
Smith Spectrum (9,643)
Logan, UT
February 11, 2012
10:05 PM
at Idaho L 64–73  11–14 (3–7)
Cowan Spectrum (1,843)
Moscow, ID
February 16, 2012*
8:00 PM
North Dakota W 58–53  12–14
Thomas Assembly Center (4,071)
Ruston, LA
February 18, 2012*
3:30 PM
Central Arkansas
BracketBusters
W 84–62  13–14
Thomas Assembly Center (3,977)
Ruston, LA
February 23, 2012
7:00 PM
San Jose State W 75–49  14–14 (4–7)
Thomas Assembly Center (1,760)
Ruston, LA
February 25, 2012
3:00 PM, ALT2/CST/ESPNFC
Hawaii W 84–67  15–14 (5–7)
Thomas Assembly Center (4,158)
Ruston, LA
March 1, 2012
10:00 PM
at Fresno State W 75–70  16–14 (6–7)
Save Mart Center (10,012)
Fresno, CA
March 3, 2012
9:00 PM
at Nevada L 69–79  16–15 (6–8)
Lawlor Events Center (7,894)
Reno, NV
WAC Tournament
March 8, 2012
10:30 PM
vs. Utah State
Quarterfinals
W 72–70  17–15
Orleans Arena (1,823)
Las Vegas, NV
March 9, 2012
10:30 PM, CSNC/ESPNFC/WSN
vs. Nevada
Semifinals
W 78–73  18–15
Orleans Arena (2,352)
Las Vegas, NV
March 10, 2012
11:00 PM, ESPN2
vs. New Mexico State
Championship Game
L 82–57  18–16
Orleans Arena (1,405)
Las Vegas, NV
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.

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