Louisiana Tech vs Chattanooga

Louisiana Tech 71, Chattanooga 63

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Raheem Appleby scored 30 points to lead Louisiana Tech to a 71-63 victory against Chattanooga on Tuesday.

Kenneth Smith had 12 for the Bulldogs (4-1).

The Mocs (1-4) were led by Gee McGhee with 19 points and Rocco White with 10.

Chattanooga's Sam Watson made a layup to tie the game at 58 with 6:46 left, but Appleby hit a pair of free throws with 4:07 remaining for a 60-58 lead, and Louisiana Tech pulled away for the victory.

Appleby was 9 of 16 from the floor and 10 of 12 from the free-throw line. The Bulldogs shot 23 for 30 from the field to the Mocs' 10 for 19, and Chattanooga committed 24 turnovers to 14 for Louisiana Tech.

The Bulldogs trailed 23-19 in the first half but went on an 11-2 run for a 30-25 advantage and led 42-34 at the break.

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Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
M. Kyser, F230-10-07030
C. Johnson, G342-102-22027
K. Smith, G343-44-656112
B. Gibson, G293-72-31129
R. Appleby, G279-1610-1220130
A. Hamilton172-31-21217
I. Massey160-14-43034
J. Johnson110-30-00010
C. Anderson81-10-11132
J. Lewis10-00-00010
Totals 20-4623-3025101871
 43.5%76.7% 
Chattanooga Mocs
Z. Mason, F252-50-09124
D. Zlovaric, F253-61-39017
C. Jones, G294-90-25348
G. McGhee, G277-103-422319
R. White, G243-83-432410
F. Cobb182-50-02016
J. Bryant150-01-21111
S. Watson152-41-22135
E. Robertson130-21-21011
M. Bareika91-30-01022
Totals 24-5210-1939102263
 46.2%52.6% 
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UAB8-715-13178
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UT-San Antonio6-811-16300
Charlotte5-911-14233
FAU5-99-16288
So. Miss5-108-19336
North Texas2-128-18332
FIU2-126-21340

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Furman13-420-10101
UNC-Green.12-421-8118
Chattanooga10-519-890
Wofford10-715-15204
Samford7-816-12165
Mercer7-913-16206
W. Carolina3-138-21260
VMI3-136-21318
Citadel2-149-20306
 
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