Charlotte 33 27 60
Louistech 40 40 80
Date of game: 1/23/2014

Recap: Louisiana Tech vs. Charlotte

Ruston, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - Alex Hamilton scored a game-high 22 points as the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs dropped the Charlotte 49ers, 80-60, in Conference USA action at the Thomas Assembly Center.

Also scoring in double figures for the Bulldogs (16-4, 4-1 C-USA) were Jaron Johnson and Chris Anderson with 12 points apiece, the latter clearing eight rebounds as the team posted an eighth win in nine attempts.

The 49ers (12-6, 3-2) were paced by Pierria Henry with 20 points on 8-of-12 shooting from the field, while Willie Clayton and Shawn Lester pitched in with 10 points apiece. Clayton pulled down 10 rebounds, but he was also charged with six of the program's 24 turnovers.

Both squads knocked down 50 percent of their field goals in the first half, including a trio of 3-pointers, but thanks to a 7-of-8 showing at the free- throw line the Bulldogs were able to claim a 40-33 advantage at the break.

In the second half the hosts made good on a mere 1-of-9 beyond the arc, compared to 1-of-7 by Charlotte, but the 49ers also finished with just nine field goals in the period and a disappointing 8-of-16 showing at the charity stripe.

The Bulldogs cruised to the win despite starter Michael Kyser playing just 15 minutes and being ejected in the first half after being assessed a Flagrant 2 foul. The hosts were also missing leading scorer Raheem Appleby (16.1 ppg) who is still suffering with a sprained left ankle.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Grand jury to review Tony Stewart's case

The Ontario County District Attorney's Office announced on Tuesday that a grand jury will determine if charges should be filed against NASCAR driver Tony Stewart for his involvement in a fatal accident during the Aug. 9 sprint car race at a dirt track in Upstate New York.

NFLPA appeals Rice's indefinite suspension

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice filed an appeal through the NFLPA following his indefinite suspension.

Tanaka slated to return Sunday

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi told reporters Tuesday that Masahiro Tanaka is tentatively slated to make his first major league start in more than two months Sunday against the Toronto Blue Jays.

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.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.