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Bracey powers Louisiana Tech to OT victory

RUSTON, La. (AP) DaQuan Bracey had 25 points, six rebounds and six assists and Louisiana Tech defeated Marshall 89-80 in overtime on Thursday night.

Louisiana Tech never trailed in overtime, building an 83-77 lead after a 3-point play by Anthony Duruji with 1:01 to go. Marshall's CJ Burks hit a 3-pointer before Tech closed it out with four free throws. The final minute of regulation was more dramatic as the lead changed hands three times before Tech's Bracey made a layup to tie it and force overtime.

Duruji scored 18 points and JaColby Pemberton had 18 points with 11 rebounds for Louisiana Tech (14-7, 4-4 Conference USA). Ra'Shawn Langston added 12 points.

Marshall guard C.J. Burks had game highs with 29 points and 12 rebounds. Taevion Kinsey scored 14 and Jannson Williams added 11 points with eight rebounds. The Thundering Herd (12-8, 5-2) fell out of first place in the conference, leaving four teams at 5-2. Old Dominion leads at 6-2.

The Bulldogs led 35-26 at halftime. Marshall stayed close in the second half, first tying the game at 47 with under 13 minutes to go and tying it again at 67 with 2:26 left in regulation.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12OTT
away team logo Marshall 12-8 2646880
home team logo Louisiana Tech 14-7 35371789
Team Stats
away team logo Marshall 12-8 80.1 PPG 35.8 RPG 14.4 APG
home team logo Louisiana Tech 14-7 72.3 PPG 39.2 RPG 13.3 APG
Key Players
33
J. Elmore 20.3 PPG 4.9 RPG 5.2 APG 39.7 FG%
4
D. Bracey 15.5 PPG 3.2 RPG 4.0 APG 42.6 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB