Scores

Final

Louisiana Tech 84

(13-3, 4-0 WAC)

Texas State 67

(4-13, 0-5 WAC)

    8:00 PM ET, January 10, 2013

    Strahan Coliseum, San Marcos, Texas

    1 2 T
    LT 38 4684
    TXST 21 4667

    Top Performers

    Louisiana Tech: C. Johnson 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Stl

    Texas State: J. Wright 24 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Louisiana Tech 84, Texas St. 67

    Associated Press

    SAN MARCOS, Texas -- Cordarius Johnson scored 17 points as Louisiana Tech defeated Texas State 84-67 Thursday night for its fifth straight victory.

    Raheem Appleby added 12 points and Jaron Johnson had 10 for the Bulldogs (13-3, 4-0 Western Athletic), who outrebounded Texas State 54-32.

    The Bobcats (4-13, 0-5), who have lost eight in a row, got 24 points from Joel Wright, 14 from Wesley Davis and 11 from Deonte Jones.

    Louisiana Tech jumped out to a 12-2 lead en route to a 38-21 halftime advantage. Texas State opened the second half on a 15-5 run -- with nine points coming from Wright -- to pull within 43-36 with 16:00 left. But Jaron Johnson scored the next six points for the Bulldogs to push the lead back to double digits, and Cordarius Johnson later hit two 3-pointers and two free throws during a 12-0 run that put Louisiana Tech ahead 75-52 with 6:44 remaining.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LT
    TXST
    Points 84 67
    FG Made-Attempted 32-75 (.427) 27-62 (.435)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-26 (.346) 8-19 (.421)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-13 (.846) 5-13 (.385)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 17 0

    2012-13 Season

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