Scores

Final

Charlotte 60

(12-6, 3-2 C-USA)

Louisiana Tech 80

(16-4, 4-1 C-USA)

    7:30 PM ET, January 23, 2014

    Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    CHAR 33 2760
    LT 40 4080

    Top Performers

    Charlotte: P. Henry 20 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Louisiana Tech: A. Hamilton 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Louisiana Tech cruises by Charlotte 80-60

    Associated Press

    RUSTON, La. -- Alex Hamilton scored 22 points to lead Louisiana Tech in an 80-60 win over Charlotte Thursday night.

    Louisiana Tech (16-4, 4-1 Conference USA) erased an early first-half deficit to take a 40-33 halftime lead. The Bulldogs led by double digits for most of the second half and blew the game open with a 10-0 run to go up 73-50 with 5:27 remaining. Jaron Johnson highlighted the run with a dunk and a three-point play.

    The Bulldogs shot 47.7 percent from the field despite shooting 4 of 19 from 3-point range. Johnson and Chris Anderson had 12 points apiece while Kenneth Smith had 13 assists for Louisiana Tech.

    Pierria Henry scored 20 points for the 49ers (12-6, 3-2). Willie Clayton had 10 points and 10 rebounds while Shawn Lester added 10 points.

    Louisiana Tech has won eight of its last nine, and has not dropped two in a row this season.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CHAR
    LT
    Points 60 80
    FG Made-Attempted 23-56 (.411) 31-65 (.477)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-13 (.308) 4-19 (.211)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-20 (.500) 14-20 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 19 (0/1)

    2013-14 Season

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