Who's Playing

Louisiana Tech @ Florida International

Regular Season Records: Louisiana Tech 14-17; Florida International 14-17

What to Know

The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs and the Florida International Panthers are even-steven against one another since January of 2016 (5-5), but not for long. Louisiana Tech and the Panthers are set to clash at 9 p.m. ET March 8 at Ford Center at The Star in the first round of the Conference USA Conference Tourney. Florida International should still be riding high after a win, while the Bulldogs will be looking to right the ship.

It was close but no cigar for Louisiana Tech as they fell 76-72 to the Florida Atlantic Owls this past Saturday.

Meanwhile, Florida International was able to grind out a solid victory over the Rice Owls this past Saturday, winning 90-83.

Barring any buzzer beaters, Louisiana Tech is expected to win a tight contest Wednesday. Those playing the odds have seen things go back and forth with Louisiana Tech, who are 15-14 against the spread.

Louisiana Tech's defeat took them down to 14-17 while Florida International's victory pulled them up to 14-17. We'll see if the Bulldogs can steal the Panthers' luck or if Florida International records another win instead.

How To Watch

  • When: Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET
  • Where: Ford Center at The Star -- Frisco, Texas
  • TV: ESPN Plus
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Bulldogs are a slight 2-point favorite against the Panthers, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 2-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Florida International and Louisiana Tech both have five wins in their last ten games.

  • Mar 02, 2023 - Louisiana Tech 77 vs. Florida International 76
  • Feb 09, 2023 - Florida International 66 vs. Louisiana Tech 62
  • Feb 05, 2022 - Louisiana Tech 86 vs. Florida International 82
  • Mar 04, 2020 - Louisiana Tech 76 vs. Florida International 73
  • Feb 13, 2020 - Louisiana Tech 60 vs. Florida International 57
  • Mar 03, 2019 - Florida International 83 vs. Louisiana Tech 76
  • Feb 02, 2019 - Florida International 75 vs. Louisiana Tech 69
  • Feb 03, 2018 - Florida International 71 vs. Louisiana Tech 68
  • Feb 18, 2017 - Louisiana Tech 77 vs. Florida International 61
  • Jan 14, 2016 - Florida International 88 vs. Louisiana Tech 74