Scores

Final

Idaho 66

(6-10, 2-4 WAC)

Louisiana Tech 72

(15-3, 6-0 WAC)

Coverage: ESPN3

7:00 PM ET, January 17, 2013

Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston, Louisiana

1 2 T
IDHO 30 3666
LT 25 4772

Top Performers

Idaho: S. Madison 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

Louisiana Tech: K. Smith 22 Pts, 2 Reb, 8 Ast, 4 Stl

Louisiana Tech 72, Idaho 66

Associated Press

RUSTON, La. -- Kenneth Smith scored 22 points and Raheem Appleby had 20 to lead Louisiana Tech to a 72-66 victory over Idaho in a Western Athletic Conference game on Thursday night, the Bulldogs' seventh straight win.

Kenyon McNeail had 13 points for the Bulldogs (15-3, 5-0), who scored 33 points off Idaho's 23 turnovers. Louisiana Tech had 10 turnovers.

Stephen Madison had 21 points and eight rebounds, and Kyle Barone scored 19 for the Vandals (6-10, 2-4).

Trailing 30-25 at halftime, the Bulldogs pulled ahead 39-38 on Appleby's 3-pointer with 13:15 to go. Idaho grabbed the lead back with a 13-5 run that included a four-point play by Connor Hill and a 3-point play by Stephen Madison, going ahead 51-44 with 10:26 to play.

The Bulldogs tied it at 56 on Appleby's layup with 5:48 left and led 68-63 with 30 seconds remaining with the help two of 3-pointers from McNeail.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
IDHO
LT
Points 66 72
FG Made-Attempted 24-52 (.462) 27-67 (.403)
3P Made-Attempted 3-10 (.300) 10-33 (.303)
FT Made-Attempted 15-18 (.833) 8-11 (.727)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 9

2012-13 Season

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