Scores

Final

Louisiana Tech 67

(23-3, 14-0 WAC)

Idaho 61

(9-16, 5-10 WAC)

    10:05 PM ET, February 16, 2013

    Cowan Spectrum, Moscow, Idaho

    1 2 T
    LT 24 4367
    IDHO 30 3161

    Top Performers

    Louisiana Tech: R. Appleby 28 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Idaho: K. Barone 19 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Blk

    Louisiana Tech 67, Idaho 61

    Associated Press

    MOSCOW, Idaho -- Raheem Appleby scored 28 points and made seven 3-pointers to lead Louisiana Tech over Idaho 67-61 on Saturday night.

    Kenyon McNeail added 11 points and Kenneth Smith seven points and 10 assists for the Bulldogs (23-3, 14-0 Western Athletic), who overcame a nine-point second-half deficit to win their 15th straight game.

    Kyle Barone had 19 points and Stephen Madison 13 for the Vandals (9-16, 5-10).

    Appleby shot 10 of 23 from the field, including 7 of 12 from behind the arc. After Idaho took a 36-27 lead in the second half, Appleby hit three 3-pointers in a 1:43 stretch to cut the deficit to 39-36.

    His 3-pointer with 8:36 left tied the game at 48-all, and another 3 with 5:18 left gave Louisiana Tech a 55-51 cushion. The Bulldogs maintained that small lead for the rest of the way; when Idaho threatened to make it a one-possession game, Louisiana Tech answered.

    Mansa Habeeb had 10 points and Mike McChristian nine points and 10 rebounds for Idaho.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LT
    IDHO
    Points 67 61
    FG Made-Attempted 23-57 (.404) 21-51 (.412)
    3P Made-Attempted 12-23 (.522) 3-15 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-17 (.529) 16-21 (.762)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 9

    2012-13 Season

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