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.5-015-321
La. Tech4-112-6225
UAB4-111-7128
UT-San Antonio4-19-9312
Old Dominion4-211-7125
Marshall4-211-881
Western Ky.3-39-10226
Rice2-312-6174
So. Miss2-35-12337
UTEP2-34-13346
Charlotte2-48-9227
FAU1-45-11325
North Texas0-56-11297
FIU0-54-14345

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern4-011-6108
Coast. Car.4-19-9193
UT-Arlington3-213-548
Arkansas St.3-212-673
UL Lafayette2-212-591
Georgia St.2-29-7145
Texas St.2-29-7289
Troy2-210-8221
Little Rock2-311-7208
S. Alabama2-39-9217
App. St.1-46-10252
UL-Monroe0-46-11290
 
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