Scores

Final

Louisiana Tech 86

(7-1, 2-1 away)

Georgia State 68

(3-4, 3-2 home)

7:00 PM ET, November 30, 2012

GSU Sports Arena, Atlanta, Georgia

1 2 T
LT 44 4286
GAST 30 3868

Top Performers

Louisiana Tech: R. Appleby 34 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Georgia State: R. Hunter 23 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

Louisiana Tech 86, Georgia St. 68

Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Raheem Appleby scored a career-high 34 points and Louisiana Tech defeated Georgia State 86-68 Friday night to win its seventh straight game.

Appleby was 14 of 19 from the field and also grabbed seven rebounds for the Bulldogs, who start the season 7-1 for only the second time in 20 years.

Georgia State (3-4) led 14-7 early, with R.J. Hunter scoring seven points in the opening 4 minutes. Alex Hamilton's seven straight points sparked a 19-4 Louisiana Tech run, and Cordarius Johnson added eight points in the spurt, including two 3-pointers.

The Bulldogs, who led by as many as 28, had a 45-36 rebounding advantage.

Kenneth Smith added 15 points and Cordarius Johnson 14 for Louisiana Tech, which shot 54.2 percent (32 of 59) compared to 34.7 percent (25 of 72) for the Panthers.

Hunter scored 23 points and Manny Atkins and Devonta White added 13 apiece for Georgia State

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LT
GAST
Points 86 68
FG Made-Attempted 32-59 (.542) 25-72 (.347)
3P Made-Attempted 7-20 (.350) 8-22 (.364)
FT Made-Attempted 15-21 (.714) 10-18 (.556)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 18 0

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