Louisiana Tech vs San Jose State

Louisiana Tech 76, San Jose St. 54

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Raheem Appleby scored 17 points, Alex Hamilton added 15 off the bench and Louisiana Tech coasted to a 76-54 victory over San Jose State on Thursday night.

Appleby made three 3-pointers, while Hamilton had eight assists, six rebounds and four steals. Brandon Gibson chipped in 13 points for the Bulldogs (17-3, 8-0 Western Athletic), who won their ninth consecutive game.

Aalim Moor had 14 points and D.J. Brown 11 for the Spartans (9-10, 3-5), who were without leading scorer James Kinney due to a suspension. Kinney's average of 20.6 points per game ranks 11th in Division I.

San Jose State kept the game close for most of the first half, but Louisiana Tech's late run gave the Bulldogs a 28-23 halftime lead. They came alive in the second half, pulling away with a 16-3 run capped by Hamilton's fast-break layup that made it 66-43 with 4:39 to play.

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Scoreboard
Louisiana Tech (17-3) «284876
San Jose State (9-10)233154

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Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
M. Kyser, F184-60-06028
K. Smith, G280-20-02110
R. Appleby, G266-142-221217
B. Gibson, G185-81-141213
C. Johnson, G80-40-03000
A. Hamilton256-103-368215
C. Anderson191-41-26113
K. McNeail182-74-42108
J. Johnson153-60-01026
J. Lewis140-02-23142
I. Massey81-20-02022
S. Gjuroski30-10-00000
G. Talbot01-10-00002
Totals 29-6513-1440141876
 44.6%92.9% 
San Jose State Spartans
C. Cunningham, F342-45-87029
A. Brown, C120-10-02010
D. Brown, G354-80-032211
L. Pennington, G293-91-23037
L. Garrett, G161-71-21203
D. Andoh311-22-25134
A. Moor176-120-014114
X. Jones143-70-11136
C. Jones60-00-02010
M. VanKirk30-00-00000
J. Williams30-00-00010
Totals 20-509-1525101754
 40%60% 
Conference USA
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

Mountain West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Nevada14-428-729
Colorado St.13-524-1266
Boise St.12-620-1272
Fresno St.11-720-1376
New Mexico10-817-1486
San Diego St9-919-1498
Wyoming8-1023-15152
San Jose St.7-1114-16191
Utah St.7-1114-17181
Air Force4-1412-21251
UNLV4-1411-21241
 
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PUR 53 Final
MICH 68
TENN 56 Final
MISS 62
VCU 74 Final
RICH 86
UCLA 84 Final
ARIZ 73
BYU 63 Final
GONZ 83