Louisiana Tech vs Texas State-San Marcos

Louisiana Tech 84, Texas St. 67

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SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) - Cordarius Johnson scored 17 points as Louisiana Tech defeated Texas State 84-67 Thursday night for its fifth straight victory.

Raheem Appleby added 12 points and Jaron Johnson had 10 for the Bulldogs (13-3, 4-0 Western Athletic), who outrebounded Texas State 54-32.

The Bobcats (4-13, 0-5), who have lost eight in a row, got 24 points from Joel Wright, 14 from Wesley Davis and 11 from Deonte Jones.

Louisiana Tech jumped out to a 12-2 lead en route to a 38-21 halftime advantage. Texas State opened the second half on a 15-5 run - with nine points coming from Wright - to pull within 43-36 with 16:00 left. But Jaron Johnson scored the next six points for the Bulldogs to push the lead back to double digits, and Cordarius Johnson later hit two 3-pointers and two free throws during a 12-0 run that put Louisiana Tech ahead 75-52 with 6:44 remaining.

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Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
M. Kyser, F163-71-24027
C. Johnson, G215-92-220117
K. Smith, G212-40-010614
R. Appleby, G206-180-062012
B. Gibson, G173-72-26139
J. Johnson202-46-651210
C. Anderson192-50-06034
A. Hamilton193-50-13207
K. McNeail192-60-04206
I. Massey163-50-03016
J. Lewis50-10-00010
S. Gjuroski40-00-01000
G. Talbot31-40-02002
Totals 32-7511-1354141484
 42.7%84.6% 
Texas State-San Marcos Bobcats
J. Wright, F319-164-872424
M. Staff, F304-90-06028
W. Davis, G325-131-243114
D. Jones, G324-70-011311
P. Hawkins, G252-40-04414
V. Jones212-40-12214
C. Stern141-30-01002
R. Dorsey60-30-00100
N. Hinton50-20-20100
B. Brown II40-10-00000
Totals 27-625-1332141267
 43.5%38.5% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.14-124-433
La. Tech12-320-8116
Old Dominion9-516-10143
UTEP9-511-15289
Rice8-618-9173
Marshall8-615-12120
UAB8-615-12177
Western Ky.6-712-14224
UT-San Antonio6-811-16283
Charlotte5-911-14232
FAU5-99-16295
So. Miss5-108-19335
North Texas2-128-18331
FIU2-126-21344

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington10-320-643
Arkansas St.10-419-876
Ga. Southern10-417-10127
Georgia St.9-516-10131
Texas St.8-515-10205
Coast. Car.8-613-14148
Troy7-615-12195
S. Alabama6-713-13210
UL Lafayette6-816-11155
Little Rock4-1013-14244
App. St.3-118-17253
UL-Monroe1-137-20310
 
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