Seattle vs Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech 78, Seattle 71

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RUSTON, La. (AP) - Alex Hamilton and Jaron Johnson each scored 15 points and Louisiana Tech's bench outscored Seattle's by 42 points in the Bulldogs' 78-71 victory over Seattle Saturday night in Western Athletic Conference game.

Louisiana Tech (16-3, 7-0) had an enormous 60-18 advantage in bench scoring.

The Bulldogs also had a huge edge at the foul line. They hit 30 of 40 free throws. Seattle (6-11, 1-6) was 11 for 18 from the stripe.

Hamilton, Johnson and Kenyon McNeail (12 points) combined for 42 of those 60 bench points.

Hamilton was perfect at the foul line, hitting 8 of 8 free throws. McNeail went 7 for 9 at the stripe, while Johnson was 4 for 4. Four of Hamilton's free throws came in the last 1:21, when Seattle drew within 70-68, but then Louisiana Tech hit 8 of 10 free throws, three by McNeail.

Clarence Trent led Seattle with 19 points.

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Seattle Redhawks
C. Rasmussen, F254-130-03159
C. Trent, F257-144-860419
D. Sunderhaus, F183-80-07046
P. Obasi, G353-121-241158
D. Pickett, G225-90-021211
L. Green211-32-46034
L. Bidart200-00-03030
J. Flora173-60-01048
T. Diop81-14-43036
J. Crook70-10-03050
A. Tate10-00-00000
D. Trimble10-00-00010
Totals 27-6711-1846133971
 40.3%61.1% 
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
K. Smith, F202-73-63238
M. Kyser, F183-30-05016
R. Appleby, G200-91-32011
C. Johnson, G91-41-20013
B. Gibson, G70-20-01120
K. McNeail322-87-923312
J. Johnson294-104-480215
A. Hamilton233-68-835115
C. Anderson204-61-24049
J. Lewis202-35-65029
I. Massey20-00-00000
Totals 21-5830-4039112078
 36.2%75% 
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UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
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FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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