Northwestern State vs Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech 94, Northwestern St. 93


RUSTON, La. (AP) - Raheem Appleby launched a long 3-pointer that beat the buzzer Tuesday night to give Louisiana Tech a dramatic 94-93 double-overtime victory over Northwestern State.

The freshman guard ran down a long rebound near midcourt after another missed foul shot by Northwestern State (4-5). His leaning 24-footer just before the buzzer sounded banked in and broke the Demons' hearts, and it was upheld after officials reviewed the play.

The Demons made just 6 of 13 free throws in the two overtimes. Their last two misses, by James Hulbin, came with 13.5 seconds left and Northwestern State leading 93-91. The Bulldogs (4-4) then missed two jumpers but Appleby grabbed the second rebound and beat the clock.

Coradarius Johnson led Louisiana Tech with 23 points. Its bench outscored the Demons' 35-16.

After hitting 8 of its first 10 free throws, Northwestern State was 11 of 25. Shamir Davis had a career-high 28 points.

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Northwestern State Demons
G. Roberson, F264-60-041311
W. Mosley, C454-62-6132410
S. Davis, G4410-196-1117028
D. Jacobs, G403-134-651113
L. Ellis, G384-114-442215
J. Hulbin283-83-640210
G. Stewart80-10-00020
T. Washington61-10-21012
J. Brisco51-20-00032
O. Evans40-00-00000
P. Robinson40-00-00000
M. Frazier21-10-00012
Totals 31-6819-3535131993
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
J. Lewis, F274-72-370510
T. Gaskins, G437-150-052519
C. Johnson, G407-125-694323
K. Smith, G400-42-210942
K. McNeaill, G152-50-01105
R. Appleby305-104-624117
R. Souza307-122-222416
B. Gibson140-30-05030
M. Kyser111-20-00122
Totals 33-7015-1947232794
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