Nmexicost 39 33 72
Louistech 49 32 81
Date of game: 12/31/2012

Recap: Louisiana Tech vs. New Mexico St

Ruston, LA (Sports Network) - Alex Hamilton scored 20 points, leading four players in double figures, as the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs recorded an 81-72 win over the New Mexico State Aggies in Western Athletic Conference action at the Thomas Assembly Center.

Also scoring in double digits for the Bulldogs (11-3, 2-0 WAC) were Brandon Gibson with 15 points, Kenyon McNeail 14 and Cordarius Johnson 10 points as the trio combined to shoot 11-of-16 from 3-point range in the team's third straight win.

The Aggies (6-8, 0-2) were paced by Daniel Mullings with a game-high 21 points, followed by Tyrone Watson and Terrel de Rouen with 14 and 10 points, respectively, as the squad suffered a second straight loss and the fourth in five games.

Both teams shot just under 49 percent from the floor in the first half, but while NMSU came up empty on four chances beyond the arc in the period, the Bulldogs made good on 7-of-13 in order to take a 49-39 lead at the break.

In the second half the Aggies again struggled on the perimeter (1-of-8), compared to LaTech which converted 4-of-9 on the outside in order to capture the nine-point home win.

In addition to turning the ball over 14 times, leading to 21 points for the hosts, NMSU also shot just 23-of-37 (.622) at the free-throw line.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Harvick claims Darlington pole

Kevin Harvick became the eighth different pole winner in as many Sprint Cup Series races this season after posting the fastest lap in the final round of Friday's knockout-style qualifying for the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

Chris Johnson joins Jets

Chris Johnson officially now has a new home, with the former 2,000-yard rusher agreeing to terms with the New York Jets Wednesday on a reported two-year contract.

Puig issues statement on article

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig issued a statement Wednesday about a magazine article describing his escape from Cuba to Mexico in 2012.

Knicks sign Odom

Lamar Odom signed with the New York Knicks Wednesday, in time to play the regular-season finale against the Toronto Raptors.

Andersen gets nod for Ducks' playoff opener

Anaheim Ducks head coach Bruce Boudreau declared rookie Frederik Andersen as the starter for Wednesday's Game 1 of their Western Conference quarterfinal against the Dallas Stars.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.baylorschool.org/summer
Experience Baylor summer camp - a 70 year tradition of summer fun and adventure. What are you waiting for? Make the most of summer by signing up today!
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
www.STNS.org
Register now for St. Nicholas summer camp whose mission & purpose is to provide a fun learning experience for children, developing physical, cultural, social and intellectual abilities.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.