Scores

Final

Louisiana Tech 70

(7-4, 1-4 away)

McNeese State 80

(5-3, 5-0 home)

    4:00 PM ET, December 11, 2010

    Burton Coliseum, Lake Charles, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    LT 32 3870
    MCNS 35 4580

    Top Performers

    Louisiana Tech: L. Smith 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    McNeese St: P. Richard 20 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast

    McNeese St. 80, Louisiana Tech 70

    Associated Press

    LAKE CHARLES, La. -- Patrick Richard scored 20, Stephan Martin added 16 and C.J. Collins had 15 to lead McNeese State past Louisiana Tech 80-70 on Saturday.

    The Cowboys (5-3) have won all five of their home games this season by an average margin of 12.6 points.

    P.J. Alawoya grabbed 10 rebounds and scored eight points for McNeese State, while Diego Kapelan added 13 points.

    The Cowboys shot 23 for 43 from the floor (53.5 percent), including 10 of 19 from 3-point range (52.6 percent) and 24 of 32 from the free-throw line (75 percent).

    Louisiana Tech outrebounded the Cowboys 39-26, but managed to shoot just 21 of 54 from the field (38.9 percent) and 9 of 28 in the second half (32.1 percent).

    Lonnie Smith scored 19 points off the bench to lead the Bulldogs (7-4), who have lost three of their past five games after a 5-1 start.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LT
    MCNS
    Points 70 80
    FG Made-Attempted 21-54 (.389) 23-43 (.535)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-23 (.304) 10-19 (.526)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-33 (.636) 24-32 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 12

    2010-11 Season

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