Louisiana Tech vs Wyoming

Wyoming 73, Louisiana Tech 58

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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Luke Martinez scored a career-high 20 points to lead Wyoming to the championship of the Jim Thorpe Classic with a 73-58 win over Louisiana Tech on Sunday night.

Martinez was named MVP after going 13 of 21 from beyond the arc and averaging 17.0 points during the round-robin event.

Francisco Cruz added 18 points and Adam Waddell 11 for the Cowboys (6-1).

Cordarius Johnson led the Bulldogs (2-3) with 16 points while Kenyon McNeail scored 13 and Romario Souza 10.

Martinez sank three of his five 3s in the first period to help Wyoming to a 31-23 halftime lead. A rare 3-pointer by Leonard Washington put the Cowboys up 39-23 and the margin ranged from 10 to 23 the rest of the way.

Wyoming was 3-0 in the tournament, Portland State 2-1, Louisiana Tech 1-2 and Maryland-Eastern Shore 0-3.

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Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
J. Lewis, F150-10-02040
R. Souza, C222-36-751310
C. Johnson, G296-121-250016
K. McNeaill, G194-62-200313
B. Gibson, G180-40-01010
K. Smith270-30-04420
M. Kyser242-80-13004
T. Gaskins222-73-32138
I. Massey173-61-21147
A. Carr60-10-01000
R. Appleby10-00-00020
Totals 19-5113-172872258
 37.3%76.5% 
Wyoming Cowboys
L. Washington, F212-32-26137
A. Waddell, C242-37-730211
F. Cruz, G347-152-240118
L. Martinez, G315-105-534220
J. Luster, G292-42-20417
L. Nance, Jr.231-50-09112
R. Watsabaugh120-00-00030
D. Gilmore111-12-31005
A. Bouedo100-10-00110
R. Grabau30-00-00100
S. Smith21-20-00003
Totals 21-4420-2130121473
 47.7%95.2% 
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Air Force3-1110-17246
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