Scores

Final

UL Monroe 52

(0-2, 0-2 away)

Louisiana Tech 68

(5-1, 2-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, November 24, 2012

    Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    ULM 28 2452
    LT 36 3268

    Top Performers

    Louisiana-Monroe: T. Mackey 17 Pts, 4 Reb

    Louisiana Tech: C. Johnson 23 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Stl

    Louisiana Tech 68, Louisiana-Monroe 52

    Associated Press

    RUSTON, La. -- Cordarius Johnson scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Louisiana Tech past Louisiana-Monroe Saturday night 68-52 in nonconference action.

    Raheem Appleby added 18 points for Louisiana Tech.

    Tied at 26 with three minutes left in the first half, the Bulldogs (5-1) finished out the half on a 10-2 run.

    Johnson and Appleby scored 13 points apiece in the first half to help Louisiana Tech lead at halftime 36-28.

    The Bulldogs looked to put the game away with a 21-8 run to begin the second half, pushing the lead to 57-36 with nine minutes to play.

    Louisiana-Monroe (0-2) answered with a 15-6 run cutting the lead to 12, but that was the closest the Warhawks would get. Louisiana Tech outscored Louisiana-Monroe 5-1 over the last 4 minutes to seal the victory.

    Trent Mackey came off the bench to lead the Warhawks with 17 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ULM
    LT
    Points 52 68
    FG Made-Attempted 21-49 (.429) 22-53 (.415)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-12 (.250) 7-23 (.304)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-14 (.500) 17-25 (.680)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 23

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