Louisiana-Monroe vs Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech 68, Louisiana-Monroe 52

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RUSTON, La. (AP) - Cordarius Johnson scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Louisiana Tech past Louisiana-Monroe Saturday night 68-52 in nonconference action.

Raheem Appleby added 18 points for Louisiana Tech.

Tied at 26 with three minutes left in the first half, the Bulldogs (5-1) finished out the half on a 10-2 run.

Johnson and Appleby scored 13 points apiece in the first half to help Louisiana Tech lead at halftime 36-28.

The Bulldogs looked to put the game away with a 21-8 run to begin the second half, pushing the lead to 57-36 with nine minutes to play.

Louisiana-Monroe (0-2) answered with a 15-6 run cutting the lead to 12, but that was the closest the Warhawks would get. Louisiana Tech outscored Louisiana-Monroe 5-1 over the last 4 minutes to seal the victory.

Trent Mackey came off the bench to lead the Warhawks with 17 points.

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Scoreboard
Louisiana-Monroe (0-2)282452
Louisiana Tech (5-1) «363268

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Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
J. James, F375-90-454210
M. Brown, F314-70-04048
T. Lindsey, F220-10-01150
A. Olatayo, G333-121-29137
R. McCray, G313-64-624010
T. Mackey286-112-240417
K. Koszuta160-10-01210
T. Birchett10-00-00000
I. Eke10-10-01000
C. Ponder10-10-01000
Totals 21-497-1432121952
 42.9%50% 
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
M. Kyser, F162-30-01014
R. Appleby, G326-155-832118
C. Johnson, G288-112-280223
K. Smith, G250-30-01230
B. Gibson, G210-31-24131
C. Anderson152-50-02214
J. Johnson140-32-22012
I. Massey142-50-04024
A. Hamilton110-02-51202
J. Lewis100-03-42003
K. McNeail101-32-20205
S. Gjuroski10-00-00000
G. Talbot11-20-01002
J. Wilkerson10-00-00000
Totals 22-5317-2533111468
 41.5%68% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-07-247
Louisiana0-07-2178
UT-Arlington0-07-369
Georgia St.0-06-3228
Coast. Car.0-05-5186
S. Alabama0-05-5283
Texas St.0-05-5336
Troy0-05-5292
App. St.0-05-6273
UL-Monroe0-03-5240
Arkansas St.0-03-6343
Little Rock0-02-7308

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.0-07-112
La. Tech0-07-252
Marshall0-07-3174
Old Dominion0-07-373
FAU0-06-3122
Western Ky.0-06-353
UAB0-06-4194
FIU0-05-4248
So. Miss0-05-4272
North Texas0-06-5257
UT-San Antonio0-06-5247
Charlotte0-03-6331
UTEP0-03-6213
Rice0-02-7304
 
Other games
MEMP 52 Final
NIOWA 47
VCU 65 Final
MIZZ 68
IAST 70 Final
UNLV 82
CHRL 63 Final
BAYL 59
DUKE 76 Final
LOU 71
CINCY 77 Final
ORE 66
AZST 73 Final
CREI 87