Scores

Final

Boise State 72

(13-15, 3-10 WAC)

Louisiana Tech 59

(21-7, 8-5 WAC)

    8:05 PM ET, February 25, 2010

    Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    BSU 37 3572
    LT 37 2259

    Top Performers

    Boise State: P. Noonan 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Louisiana Tech: O. Ashaolu 11 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Boise St. 72, Louisiana Tech 59

    Associated Press

    RUSTON, La. -- Paul Noonan scored 14 points and made four 3-pointers to lead Boise State to a 72-59 victory over Louisiana Tech on Thursday night.

    Ike Okoye added 12 points for the Broncos (13-15, 3-10 Western Athletic Conference), who had lost four of their last five coming into the game.

    Boise State was 8-for-18 from 3-point range (44.4 percent).

    The Broncos took a seven-point lead in the first half, but the Bulldogs used a 7-0 run to pull even with 3:14 left and the game was tied at 37 at the break.

    Louisiana Tech took a 45-39 advantage with 15:13 left, then Boise State used a 16-0 run to lead 55-45 with 9:47 to go. The Bulldogs could get no closer than seven after that.

    Jamel Guyton scored 13 points and Olu Ashaolu had 11 for Louisiana Tech. Magnum Rolle, the Bulldogs' second-leading scorer averaging 14.8 points per game, was held to six points, but had 10 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BSU
    LT
    Points 72 59
    FG Made-Attempted 31-62 (.500) 23-65 (.354)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-18 (.444) 3-16 (.188)
    FT Made-Attempted 2-3 (.667) 10-18 (.556)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 9 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 2

    2009-10 Season

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