Louisiana Tech vs Troy

Louisiana Tech 70, Troy 46

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Cordarius Johnson scored 16 points and Raheem Appleby added 15 to help Louisiana Tech race to a 21-point halftime lead and beat Troy 70-46 Sunday.

Following an Appleby 3-pointer that put Louisiana Tech ahead 6-2, Troy tied the game behind two free throws from Antoine Myers and a 3-pointer from Hunter Williams.

But Troy (1-2) would never overtake the Bulldogs, as Louisiana Tech used a 14-2 run to go ahead 21-9 following a Johnson 3-pointer. Johnson then scored 10 of Louisiana Tech's next 18 points to help the Bulldogs take a 39-18 halftime lead.

Louisiana Tech (2-1) opened the second half with back-to-back 3-pointers to push its lead to 47-18.

The Bulldogs outshot Troy 42.3 percent (22 of 52) to 30 percent (15 of 50) and outrebounded the Trojans 42-30.

Westley Hinton scored 12 points for Troy, which managed just five team assists, compared to 17 for Louisiana Tech.

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Scoreboard
Louisiana Tech (2-1) «393170
Troy (1-2)182846

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Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
M. Kyser, F101-20-03232
K. Smith, G250-01-27721
B. Gibson, G222-83-48019
R. Appleby, G216-100-033015
C. Johnson, G204-65-620016
C. Anderson180-42-46112
A. Hamilton181-44-42116
J. Johnson171-30-04003
K. McNeail173-60-01327
I. Massey133-51-21037
J. Lewis80-10-03020
G. Talbot81-20-00002
S. Gjuroski30-10-00010
Totals 22-5216-2242171670
 42.3%72.7% 
Troy Trojans
R. Chambers, F150-21-24021
H. Williams, G333-121-12118
E. Jones, G271-70-06032
A. Myers, G252-74-63308
R. Scott, G221-50-01043
J. Mullahey220-11-21131
D. Jethroe184-80-04028
T. Calhoun161-40-02032
W. Hinton133-43-400112
J. Warren90-01-23001
Totals 15-5011-173051946
 30%64.7% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297
 
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