Idaho vs Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech 72, Idaho 66

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RUSTON, La. (AP) - Kenneth Smith scored 22 points and Raheem Appleby had 20 to lead Louisiana Tech to a 72-66 victory over Idaho in a Western Athletic Conference game on Thursday night, the Bulldogs' seventh straight win.

Kenyon McNeail had 13 points for the Bulldogs (15-3, 5-0), who scored 33 points off Idaho's 23 turnovers. Louisiana Tech had 10 turnovers.

Stephen Madison had 21 points and eight rebounds, and Kyle Barone scored 19 for the Vandals (6-10, 2-4).

Trailing 30-25 at halftime, the Bulldogs pulled ahead 39-38 on Appleby's 3-pointer with 13:15 to go. Idaho grabbed the lead back with a 13-5 run that included a four-point play by Connor Hill and a 3-point play by Stephen Madison, going ahead 51-44 with 10:26 to play.

The Bulldogs tied it at 56 on Appleby's layup with 5:48 left and led 68-63 with 30 seconds remaining with the help two of 3-pointers from McNeail.

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Idaho Vandals
S. Madison, F379-172-483121
K. Barone, C364-811-1270019
M. McChristian, G353-80-03126
R. Harris Jr., G343-91-16247
C. Hill, G333-71-16019
M. Habeeb81-10-02042
D. Douglas61-20-01102
J. Kammerer50-00-00120
M. Borton30-00-00000
W. Faines30-00-02020
Totals 24-5215-184281666
 46.2%83.3% 
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
K. McNeail, F264-112-222213
M. Kyser, F190-40-08120
K. Smith, G338-141-228022
B. Gibson, G253-70-01026
C. Johnson, G140-30-00000
R. Appleby239-170-011020
C. Anderson151-21-34053
J. Johnson141-34-43026
J. Lewis131-20-00042
A. Hamilton100-30-00300
I. Massey80-10-02010
Totals 27-678-1129151872
 40.3%72.7% 
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