Texasst 29 40 69
Louistech 36 48 84
Date of game: 2/9/2013

Recap: Louisiana Tech vs. Texas State

Ruston, LA (Sports Network) - Raheem Appleby scored 21 points as the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs took down the Texas State Bobcats, 84-69, in a Western Athletic Conference bout at Thomas Assembly Center.

Alex Hamilton had 15 points, Isaiah Massey chipped in 10 and Chris Anderson collected 13 rebounds for Louisiana Tech (21-3, 12-0 WAC) which has won 13 straight.

Joel Wright had 13 points, Reid Koenen added 12 and Wesley Davis and Basil Brown each contributed 11 for Texas State (7-18, 3-10) which has lost four straight.

Despite shooting just 39.5 percent from the floor in the first half, Louisiana Tech had a 36-29 edge at the break by holding Texas State to 35.5 percent shooting.

After the break the Bulldogs improved to 51.9 percent shooting to coast to the 15-point victory.

Each team had 17 turnovers and Texas State had a 25-10 edge in points off takeaways. Louisiana Tech had a 46-33 advantage in rebounds.

Game Notes

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