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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Scoreboard
Louisiana Tech (2-1) «393170
Troy (1-2)182846
 
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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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
So. Miss13-329-7
La. Tech13-329-8
Middle Tenn.13-324-9
Tulsa13-321-13
UTEP12-423-11
Old Dominion9-718-18
Tulane8-817-17
UAB7-918-13
Charlotte7-917-14
FIU7-915-16
North Texas6-1016-16
E. Carolina5-1117-17
FAU5-1110-22
Marshall4-1211-22
UT-San Antonio4-128-22
Rice2-147-23

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Georgia St.17-125-9
Western Ky.12-620-12
UL-Lafayette11-723-12
Arkansas St.10-819-13
UALR9-915-17
UT-Arlington9-915-17
UL-Monroe7-119-17
Troy6-1211-20
S. Alabama5-1311-20
Texas St.4-148-23
 
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