Louisiana Tech vs Troy

Louisiana Tech 70, Troy 46

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Cordarius Johnson scored 16 points and Raheem Appleby added 15 to help Louisiana Tech race to a 21-point halftime lead and beat Troy 70-46 Sunday.

Following an Appleby 3-pointer that put Louisiana Tech ahead 6-2, Troy tied the game behind two free throws from Antoine Myers and a 3-pointer from Hunter Williams.

But Troy (1-2) would never overtake the Bulldogs, as Louisiana Tech used a 14-2 run to go ahead 21-9 following a Johnson 3-pointer. Johnson then scored 10 of Louisiana Tech's next 18 points to help the Bulldogs take a 39-18 halftime lead.

Louisiana Tech (2-1) opened the second half with back-to-back 3-pointers to push its lead to 47-18.

The Bulldogs outshot Troy 42.3 percent (22 of 52) to 30 percent (15 of 50) and outrebounded the Trojans 42-30.

Westley Hinton scored 12 points for Troy, which managed just five team assists, compared to 17 for Louisiana Tech.

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Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
M. Kyser, F101-20-03232
K. Smith, G250-01-27721
B. Gibson, G222-83-48019
R. Appleby, G216-100-033015
C. Johnson, G204-65-620016
C. Anderson180-42-46112
A. Hamilton181-44-42116
J. Johnson171-30-04003
K. McNeail173-60-01327
I. Massey133-51-21037
J. Lewis80-10-03020
G. Talbot81-20-00002
S. Gjuroski30-10-00010
Totals 22-5216-2242171670
 42.3%72.7% 
Troy Trojans
R. Chambers, F150-21-24021
H. Williams, G333-121-12118
E. Jones, G271-70-06032
A. Myers, G252-74-63308
R. Scott, G221-50-01043
J. Mullahey220-11-21131
D. Jethroe184-80-04028
T. Calhoun161-40-02032
W. Hinton133-43-400112
J. Warren90-01-23001
Totals 15-5011-173051946
 30%64.7% 
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Marshall12-617-16128
UTEP10-819-14214
Charlotte9-914-19234
Western Ky.8-1018-16158
FIU7-1113-19270
North Texas7-1112-20295
Rice7-1112-20279
So. Miss5-138-21315
FAU5-138-25300
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UT-Arlington13-724-11105
UL Lafayette12-819-15156
Ga. Southern10-1014-17243
Georgia St.9-1116-14180
Texas St.8-1215-16238
S. Alabama8-1214-19240
Arkansas St.7-1311-20284
App. St.7-139-22259
Troy4-169-22293
 
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