4:00 PM ET, March 13, 2010
RENO, Nev. -- Louisiana Tech knew it had to win the Western Athletic Conference tournament title to make the school's first trip back to the NCAA tourney since 2006.Star forward Shanavia Dowdell still isn't sure exactly how they did it.The 6-foot-2 senior had 20 points and 19 rebounds and Jasmine Bendolph hit an 18-footer with 33 seconds left to help snap top-seeded Fresno State's 19-game winning streak with a 68-66 upset Saturday in the WAC title game."I don't know what got into me," said Dowdell, the tourney MVP. "I was just out there saying, 'Let's go.' I just wanted to help my team any way I could."
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Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||28-60 (.467)||24-71 (.338)|
|3P Made-Attempted||6-15 (.400)||8-28 (.286)|
|FT Made-Attempted||6-12 (.500)||10-12 (.833)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||14 (0/0)||18 (0/0)|