Scores

Final

TX-Arlington 61

(5-4, 1-4 away)

Louisiana Tech 62

(9-4, 5-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 18, 2010

    Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    UTA 26 3561
    LT 36 2662

    Top Performers

    UT-Arlington: B. Edwards 10 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast

    Louisiana Tech: D. Brown 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    UTA comes up short against Louisiana Tech

    Associated Press

    RUSTON, La. -- Olu Ashaolu scored 12 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to help Louisiana Tech defeat Texas-Arlington 62-61 on Saturday night.

    The Bulldogs (9-4) led 57-47 with 3:28 left to play, but two 3-pointers from LaMarcus Reed capped an 11-2 run that pulled the Mavericks to within one, 59-58, with 1:36 to go.

    Ashaolu converted 3 of 4 from the free-throw line in the final 20 seconds to push Louisiana Tech's lead to 62-58 with seven seconds left.

    Louisiana Tech scored the first 20 points of the game and led 36-26 at halftime. The Bulldogs extended their lead to 42-26 after two 3s from Lonnie Smith early in the second half.

    DeAndre Brown led the Bulldogs with 15 points, while Smith and Kenyon McNeaill added 11 apiece.

    Darius Richardson scored 15 to lead the Mavericks (5-4), who were outrebounded 36-26 and have lost three straight after starting 5-1.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UTA
    LT
    Points 61 62
    FG Made-Attempted 20-51 (.392) 22-46 (.478)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-25 (.360) 7-19 (.368)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-19 (.632) 11-18 (.611)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 18

    2010-11 Season

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