Scores

Final

New Mexico St 61

(7-9, 3-2 WAC)

Louisiana Tech 66

(12-7, 5-1 WAC)

    8:00 PM ET, January 21, 2006

    Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    NMSU 30 3161
    LT 35 3166

    Top Performers

    New Mexico State: E. Ingram 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Louisiana Tech: P. Millsap 21 Pts, 14 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 6 Blk

    Louisiana Tech 66, New Mexico State 61

    RUSTON, La. (AP) -- Paul Millsap's double-double of 21 points and 14 rebounds helped lead Louisiana Tech to a 66-61 victory over New Mexico State Saturday.

    Millsap was 8-of-12 from the floor and 5-of-9 from the free throw line. Marcus Elliott added 13 points for the Bulldogs (12-7, 5-1 Western Athletic Conference).

    Elijah Ingram led New Mexico State (7-9, 3-2) with 15 points. Tyrone Nelson added 14 and Kevin Ford finished with 13.

    Louisiana Tech led 35-30 at the half. Both teams scored 31 points in the second half, as the Bulldogs withstood a late New Mexico State rally.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NMSU
    LT
    Points 61 66
    FG Made-Attempted 22-52 (.423) 25-56 (.446)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-12 (.417) 3-13 (.231)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-17 (.706) 13-21 (.619)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 8

    2005-06 Season

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