- Associated Press - Saturday, December 3, 2016

RUSTON, La. (AP) - Erik McCree tied his career-best with 33 points and pulled down a career-high 18 rebounds to lead Louisiana Tech to a dominating 88-59 win over Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday night.

McCree was 4 of 5 from beyond the arc and finished with 10-of-14 shooting from the floor. He also made 9 of 11 free throw attempts.

Louisiana Tech (4-3) made 30 of 54 field goal attempts while limiting the Lions to 22-of-65 shooting. The Bulldogs also had 13 blocked shots with Joniah White slapping back five and Jy’lan Washington rejecting four. McCree also blocked three shots.

DaQuan Bracey was 6 of 10 from the floor for a career-best 14 points and Omar Sherman chipped in 12 for the Bulldogs.

Louisiana Tech started fast and led 45-27 at the break. The Bulldogs pushed that to 82-50 at the 3:48 mark.

Eddy Polanco led Southeastern Louisiana (5-4) with 12 points and George Brock added 11.

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