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
    IDAHO 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

     
    IDAHO
    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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