Louisiana Tech vs Utah State

Louisiana Tech 51, Utah St. 48

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LOGAN, Utah (AP) - Brandon Gibson scored 20 points and Raheem Appleby hit a 3-pointer with 1:26 remaining, helping Louisiana Tech win its 10th straight game with a 51-48 victory over Utah State on Saturday night.

The Bulldogs (18-3, 9-0 Western Athletic) let an eight-point lead slip away in the final five minutes as Utah State's Jarred Shaw scored twice on layups and Spencer Butterfield converted a three-point play and then hit 1 of 2 free throws to tie it up 48-48 with 1:42 remaining.

Appleby's shot gave Louisiana Tech the lead back, and Butterfield and Ben Clifford each missed 3s in the final minute for the Aggies (14-5, 5-4).

Shaw had 21 points and 14 rebounds, while Butterfield added 16 points and 15 rebounds for Utah State, which has lost four in a row. The Aggies shot just 27 percent from the floor but outrebounded Louisiana Tech 50-31.

Appleby finished with 10 points for the Bulldogs.

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Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
M. Kyser, F234-70-05018
C. Anderson, F141-30-13022
K. Smith, G341-60-061012
C. Johnson, G180-30-06010
A. Hamilton, G111-32-21115
R. Appleby283-112-221110
B. Gibson227-130-021220
K. McNeail170-50-00000
J. Johnson162-40-02034
J. Lewis140-10-01140
I. Massey30-10-21000
Totals 19-574-731141651
 33.3%57.1% 
Utah State Aggies
B. Clifford, F340-96-68226
M. Jean, F280-50-04120
J. Shaw, C359-163-4141221
S. Butterfield, G364-136-7150116
M. Davis, G360-60-04400
T. Roland201-40-02223
J. Stone81-20-01012
M. Lopez30-00-00000
Totals 15-5515-1750101048
 27.3%88.2% 
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