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Louisiana-Monroe vs Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech 68, Louisiana-Monroe 52

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RUSTON, La. (AP) - Cordarius Johnson scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Louisiana Tech past Louisiana-Monroe Saturday night 68-52 in nonconference action.

Raheem Appleby added 18 points for Louisiana Tech.

Tied at 26 with three minutes left in the first half, the Bulldogs (5-1) finished out the half on a 10-2 run.

Johnson and Appleby scored 13 points apiece in the first half to help Louisiana Tech lead at halftime 36-28.

The Bulldogs looked to put the game away with a 21-8 run to begin the second half, pushing the lead to 57-36 with nine minutes to play.

Louisiana-Monroe (0-2) answered with a 15-6 run cutting the lead to 12, but that was the closest the Warhawks would get. Louisiana Tech outscored Louisiana-Monroe 5-1 over the last 4 minutes to seal the victory.

Trent Mackey came off the bench to lead the Warhawks with 17 points.

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Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
J. James, F375-90-454210
M. Brown, F314-70-04048
T. Lindsey, F220-10-01150
A. Olatayo, G333-121-29137
R. McCray, G313-64-624010
T. Mackey286-112-240417
K. Koszuta160-10-01210
T. Birchett10-00-00000
I. Eke10-10-01000
C. Ponder10-10-01000
Totals 21-497-1432121952
 42.9%50% 
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
M. Kyser, F162-30-01014
R. Appleby, G326-155-832118
C. Johnson, G288-112-280223
K. Smith, G250-30-01230
B. Gibson, G210-31-24131
C. Anderson152-50-02214
J. Johnson140-32-22012
I. Massey142-50-04024
A. Hamilton110-02-51202
J. Lewis100-03-42003
K. McNeail101-32-20205
S. Gjuroski10-00-00000
G. Talbot11-20-01002
J. Wilkerson10-00-00000
Totals 22-5317-2533111468
 41.5%68% 
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UL-Monroe14-624-13132
UL Lafayette13-722-14143
UT-Arlington10-1016-15185
App. St.9-1112-17250
S. Alabama9-1112-21275
UALR8-1213-18276
Texas St.7-1314-17236
Arkansas St.6-1411-18277
Troy5-1510-19313

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Old Dominion13-527-746
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UAB12-620-16129
Middle Tenn.9-919-17139
FIU8-1016-17217
UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
North Texas8-1014-17224
Rice8-1012-20248
Charlotte7-1114-18211
Marshall7-1111-21296
So. Miss4-149-20283
FAU2-169-20303
 
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