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% 
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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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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
 
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