Scores

Final

McNeese State 50

(2-8, 0-8 away)

Louisiana Tech 64

(9-3, 7-1 home)

    7:30 PM ET, December 17, 2013

    Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    MCNS 30 2050
    LT 39 2564

    Top Performers

    Mcneese St: L. Eackles 11 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Louisiana Tech: M. Kyser 13 Pts, 17 Reb, 1 Ast, 7 Blk

    Louisiana Tech beats McNeese State 64-50

    Associated Press

    RUSTON, La. -- Raheem Appleby scored 23 points on Tuesday night, including three 3-pointers, and Louisiana Tech beat McNeese State 64-50.

    The lead changed hands four times until Kenneth Smith made a layup at 8:09 in the first half to put Louisiana Tech (9-3-) up 22-21. Appleby hit a 3-pointer and a dunk to make it 27-23, then hit a jumper with 3 seconds to go and Louisiana Tech led 39-30 at halftime. Appleby, the team's leading scorer with an average of 16.1 points per game, had 19 points in the half.

    Lousiana Tech went on a 9-1 run to open the second half, then pulled away, getting good penetration into the paint -- Michale Kyser made two dunks and Cordarius Johnson threw one down.

    Kyser scored 14 points and the Bulldogs outshot McNeese State (2-8) 38.3 percent from the field to 33.3 percent.

    Ledrick Eackles led the Cowboys with 11 points.

    Copyright by STATS LLC and The Associated Press

    SPONSORED HEADLINES

    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MCNS
    LT
    Points 50 64
    FG Made-Attempted 18-54 (.333) 23-60 (.383)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 5-17 (.294)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-16 (.563) 13-26 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 13 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Dec 17, 2013 @LT 64, MCNS 50Recap