Scores

Final

Louisiana Tech 53

(8-12, 2-5 WAC)

Boise State 58

(14-5, 5-2 WAC)

    4:05 PM ET, January 24, 2009

    Taco Bell Arena, Boise, Idaho

    1 2 T
    LT 24 2953
    BSU 25 3358

    Top Performers

    Louisiana Tech: M. Rolle 23 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 3 Blk

    Boise State: A. Thomas 12 Pts, 2 Reb, 10 Ast, 3 Stl

    Boise St. 58, Louisiana Tech 53

    Associated Press

    BOISE, Idaho -- Ike Okoye led Boise State with 16 points as the Broncos defeated Louisiana Tech 58-53 on Saturday in a Western Athletic Conference game.

    Okoye's layup with 1:42 gave Boise State (14-5, 5-2 Western Athletic Conference) its first lead since it owned a 27-26 advantage with 1:10 gone in the second half.

    Anthony Thomas scored 12 points and had 10 assists and, Paul Noonan and Kurt Cunningham each scored eight points for the Broncos.

    Magnum Rolle led Louisiana Tech (8-12, 2-5) with 23 points and 10 rebounds. The Bulldogs lost for the fifth time in six games.

    Boise State won its second straight game to improve to 11-1 at home this season and 4-0 in conference games at Taco Bell Arena.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LT
    BSU
    Points 53 58
    FG Made-Attempted 21-38 (.553) 23-53 (.434)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-11 (.364) 5-18 (.278)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-13 (.538) 7-11 (.636)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 6

    2008-09 Season

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