Scores

Final

St. Bonaventure 72

(5-2, 0-1 away)

Louisiana Tech 76

(5-1, 1-0 home)

8:30 PM ET, November 27, 2013

Germain Arena, Estero, Florida

1 2 T
SBON 33 3972
LT 34 4276

Top Performers

St. Bonaventure: C. Kloof 24 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast

Louisiana Tech: R. Appleby 23 Pts, 3 Reb

Louisiana Tech outlasts St. Bonaventure 76-72

Associated Press

ESTERO, Fla. -- Raheem Appleby scored 23 points to lead Louisiana Tech to a 76-72 win over St. Bonaventure in the championship game of the Gulf Coast Showcase Wednesday.

Louisiana Tech (5-1) took a 34-33 lead to halftime, but St. Bonaventure (5-2) responded after the break, hitting 6 of 7 to open the second half on its way to a 47-42 lead.

The Bulldogs responded with a 7-0 run to erase the short-lived deficit. The two teams traded buckets until the 5:32 mark.

With the score tied at 60, Appleby drilled a 3-pointer on one possession and got a dunk on the next. Appleby's three-point play with 1:01 left would cap off a 12-3 run, giving Louisiana Tech a 72-63 lead and the win.

Alex Hamilton added 15 points for the Bulldogs.

Charlon Kloof led the Bonnies with a career-high 24 points while Matthew Wright added 20.

Appleby was named tournament MVP.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SBON
LT
Points 72 76
FG Made-Attempted 24-60 (.400) 21-47 (.447)
3P Made-Attempted 4-15 (.267) 8-23 (.348)
FT Made-Attempted 20-31 (.645) 26-37 (.703)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 22 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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