Idaho 30 36 66
Louistech 25 47 72
Date of game: 1/17/2013

Recap: Louisiana Tech vs. Idaho

Ruston, LA (Sports Network) - Kenneth Smith scored 22 points and handed out eight assists as the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs held on to defeat the Idaho Vandals, 72-66, in Western Athletic Conference action at the Thomas Assembly Center.

Raheem Appleby came off the bench to register 20 points for the Bulldogs (15-3, 6-0 WAC) in just 23 minutes of action as the team won for the seventh time in as many games. Kenyon McNeail added 13 points for the hosts.

The Vandals (6-10, 2-4) were paced by Stephen Madison who dropped in 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds, followed by Kyle Barone with 19 points and seven boards but still the team lost a fourth straight outing.

LaTech shot a dismal 26.5 percent from the field in the first half, including 2-of-15 beyond the arc, yet the team remained within five points at the break, 30-25.

In the second half both teams shot at least 50 percent from the floor, but while Idaho connected on only 1-of-5 from 3-point range, the Bulldogs made good on 8-of-18 on the perimeter in order to capture the six-point victory.

Idaho was guilty of 23 turnovers, which the Bulldogs traded in for 33 points on the night.

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