RUSTON, La. -- Trailing 6-5 in the bottom of the 7th, Manny Garcia hit a two-run home run for No. 14 Louisiana Tech to beat Southern Miss, 7-6 in seven innings.
The win improves the Bulldogs record to 26-9 overall and 12-4 in Conference USA.
The series split against Southern Miss (23-13, 10-5) leaves LA Tech in first place of the C-USA West Division.
The Bulldogs lost game one of Sunday's double-header 12-11.
LA Tech hosts Marshall in a four-game series starting Friday.