Scores

Final

UL Monroe 58

(2-7, 0-5 away)

Louisiana Tech 67

(7-2, 4-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 4, 2010

    Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    ULM 25 3358
    LT 37 3067

    Top Performers

    UL Monroe: H. Mingo 18 Pts, 9 Reb

    Louisiana Tech: O. Ashaolu 24 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast

    Louisiana Tech 67, Louisiana-Monroe 58

    Associated Press

    RUSTON, La. -- Olu Ashaolu scored 24 points and Louisiana Tech defeated Louisiana-Monroe 67-58 on Saturday night.

    The Bulldogs (7-2) led 37-25 at halftime behind 54.5 percent shooting (12 of 22) and 12 points off turnovers in the first half. The Warhawks (2-7) shot just 35.8 percent from the field (11 of 32) before halftime, including just 1 of 10 from 3-point range.

    Louisiana-Monroe pulled within six, 52-46, on Lawrence Gilbert's free throws with 9:13 left. But the Bulldogs went on a 15-7 run to make it 67-53 on two free throws by Ashaolu with 2:21 to play, extending Louisiana Tech's losing streak to four games.

    Brandon Gibson, who has been averaging 17.4 points per game since moving to shooting guard after the season opener, added 15 points for the Bulldogs.

    Hugh Mingo and Fred Brown paced the Warhawks with 18 points each and Gilbert chipped in 10 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ULM
    LT
    Points 58 67
    FG Made-Attempted 24-67 (.358) 22-46 (.478)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-28 (.179) 7-13 (.538)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-10 (.500) 16-21 (.762)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 16

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