Louisiana Tech vs Little Rock

Louisiana Tech 75, UALR 73

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Raheem Appleby scored 17 points and Louisiana Tech held on to beat UALR 75-73 Monday night, giving the Bulldogs a sweep of the nonconference rivalry.

Louisiana Tech only shot 36 percent from the field but connected on 26 free throws in 36 tries and held a 45-33 rebounding advantage. The Bulldogs (9-3) also beat the Trojans 70-52 on Nov. 14 in Ruston, La. It was the final nonconference game of the season for both teams.

John Gillon led UALR (8-5) with 15 points and Leroy Isler had 11 points in the Trojans' first home loss of the season in eight games. UALR shot 45 percent.

The Trojans could have tied it in the final seconds, but James White missed two free throws. UALR got the ball back but Josh Hagins missed a jumper for the tie. Neither team led by double digits in the contest.

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Scoreboard
Louisiana Tech (9-3) «393675
Arkansas-Little Rock (8-5)423173

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Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
M. Kyser, F242-54-610048
C. Anderson, F91-40-23003
K. Smith, G333-52-33439
R. Appleby, G326-143-411317
C. Johnson, G242-80-01235
B. Gibson221-54-58236
K. McNeail171-56-63119
J. Lewis140-10-05010
A. Hamilton135-83-410514
J. Johnson100-34-65004
I. Massey20-00-01010
Totals 21-5826-3645102475
 36.2%72.2% 
Little Rock Trojans
W. Neighbour, F303-60-15337
T. Lockhart, F214-60-00159
M. Javes, F202-91-27245
J. Gillon, G345-104-421315
L. Isler, G323-74-410311
J. Hagins193-72-23418
J. White173-61-45037
B. Dillard122-51-25016
G. Leeper70-02-20032
S. Billings60-03-42103
K. Osse20-00-01000
Totals 25-5618-2533122673
 44.6%72% 
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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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DET 68 Final
SYR 72
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