vs Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech 84, Cent. Arkansas 62

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RUSTON, La. (AP) - Raheem Appleby had 18 points to lead four double-figure scorers for Louisiana Tech in an 84-62 win over Central Arkansas on Saturday.

Cordarius Johnson added 16 points, Romario Souza 13 and Michale Kyser 12 for the Bulldogs (13-14) of the Western Athletic Conference in the Bracket Busters win. Kenneth Smith grabbed a game-high 15 rebounds for Louisiana Tech.

The Bulldogs have now won back-to-back games after dropping four straight.

Louisiana Tech led just 12-10 five minutes into the game, but Kenyon McNeaill hit consecutive 3-pointers to help spark an 8-0 run and the Bulldogs led the rest of the way. They were up by 17 points at intermission and outscored the Bears of the Southland Conference 36-31 in the second half to seal it.

LaQuentin Miles had 18 points to pace Central Arkansas (7-18), which has lost nine straight.

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Scoreboard
Central Arkansas (7-18)313162
Louisiana Tech (13-14) «483684

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J. Garner, F285-91-242111
J. Harks, F235-123-470313
L. Miles, G316-96-1041218
M. Rutledge, G242-90-14244
R. Crawford, G191-53-45106
D. Clayborn200-50-00110
R. Williams151-40-01303
L. Brown130-32-25002
A. Borden120-10-00000
J. Harris112-50-02005
J. Nordman40-10-00000
Totals 22-6315-2335101162
 34.9%65.2% 
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
R. Souza, F193-47-840213
K. Smith, G341-30-061512
R. Appleby, G238-100-030218
B. Gibson, G230-11-24311
C. Johnson, G217-140-051216
K. McNeaill233-50-04109
M. Kyser164-74-650312
T. Gaskins152-42-23227
S. Gjuroski82-50-03004
J. Lewis81-30-01002
A. Carr70-40-01000
R. Price20-10-00010
L. Smith10-00-00000
Totals 31-6114-1843221484
 50.8%77.8% 

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