Recap: Georgia State vs. Louisiana Tech
Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Raheem Appleby scored a career-high 34 points as the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs dismissed the Georgia State Panthers, 86-68, in non-conference action at GSU Sports Arena.
Appleby made 14-of-19 from the field and added seven rebounds for Louisiana Tech (7-1), which has won seven in a row since losing its opener. Kenneth Smith tallied 15 points and six assists, and Cordarius Johnson netted 14 points.
For Georgia State (3-4), R.J. Hunter put up 23 points, seven rebounds and four steals, while Manny Atkins and Devonta White scored 13 points apiece.
Louisiana Tech shot 54.5 percent from the field in the first half, compared to just 33.3 percent for Georgia State, as the Bulldogs took a 44-30 advantage into intermission.
The game was never in doubt after halftime, as Louisiana Tech led by as many as 28.
The Bulldogs outrebounded the Panthers, 45-36.Game Notes