Mississippi College vs Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech 92, Mississippi College 70

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RUSTON, La. (AP) - Trevor Gaskins scored 17 points and Cordarius Johnson had a big second half in Louisiana Tech's 92-70 win over Mississippi College on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.

Gaskins, a transfer guard from Ole Miss, scored 10 of his 17 points in the first half and helped the Bulldogs hold off pesky Mississippi College and enter halftime with a 39-33 lead.

Louisiana Tech went on a 31-15 run in the second half to give them a 70-48 lead with 9:46 remaining to play. Johnson scored all of his points in the second half and 11 of them during the run.

Mississippi College started well, shooting 43 percent (13 for 30) from the field and entered halftime only trailing by six. But the Division III Choctaws had too many defensive lapses, allowing Louisiana Tech to shoot 55.3 percent from the field in the second half.

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Mississippi College
C. Jones, F236-94-770016
A. Smith, F196-100-161113
M. Ester, G292-40-04626
G. Pulliam, G263-84-842310
J. Taylor, G181-30-02103
B. Blake261-71-22523
T. Malone247-133-820117
B. Clark110-20-01000
M. McNally111-30-00012
C. Vaughan80-00-11110
T. Powell30-20-01000
R. Davis20-20-00000
Totals 27-6312-2737161170
 42.9%44.4% 
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
J. Lewis, F194-52-244110
I. Massey, F193-61-26027
K. Smith, G291-41-27833
C. Johnson, G197-120-253116
L. Smith, G195-110-073213
T. Gaskins237-140-061417
B. Gibson182-81-23136
A. Carr162-70-01126
M. Kyser132-31-17035
K. McNeaill103-60-02207
R. Souza91-10-00022
S. Gjuroski50-10-00000
R. Price10-00-00010
Totals 37-786-1150232492
 47.4%54.5% 

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North Texas7-1112-20295
Rice7-1112-20279
So. Miss5-138-21315
FAU5-138-25300
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347
 
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