Louisiana Tech headed into its final road game of the 2014 season on top of the mountain.
Winners of five straight games, the majority of which came in blowout fashion, all the Bulldogs needed was a win over underdog Old Dominion to wrap up the Conference USA West Division title. It never happened as ODU came away with a 30-27 overtime win.
As Tech heads into the final road game of the 2015 season, the stakes aren’t nearly as high. Tech can’t lose nor gain anything in the standings Saturday against UTEP. A win obviously helps Tech’s bowl resume, but a loss still puts Tech in a position to beat Southern Miss next weekend to clinch the C-USA West crown.
Regardless of scenarios, Tech wants to win, then move on to Southern Miss. There is some added incentive this weekend, too. A win pushes Tech to eight in the win column. With the potential for three more games, Tech could possibly reach the 11-win plateau for the first time since the 1970s.
Below are three keys to Saturday’s
Article source: http://www.thenewsstar.com/story/sports/on-the-sidelines/2015/11/21/la-tech-utep-3-keys-game/76117968/
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