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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Scoreboard
Louisiana Tech (4-1) «422971
Chattanooga (1-4)342963

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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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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339

Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329
 
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