Scores

Final

Louisiana Tech 64

(11-13, 2-8 WAC)

Fresno State 72

(10-12, 5-6 WAC)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    11:00 PM ET, February 5, 2011

    Save Mart Center, Fresno, California

    1 2 T
    LT 38 2664
    FRES 26 4672

    Top Performers

    Louisiana Tech: D. Brown 23 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast

    Fresno State: G. Smith 18 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    Fresno St. 72, Louisiana Tech 64

    Associated Press

    FRESNO, Calif. -- Greg Smith scored 18 points and Kevin Olekaibe added 14 as Fresno State used a second-half surge to defeat Louisiana Tech 72-64 on Saturday night.

    Ned Golubovic added 13 points for Fresno State (10-12, 5-6 Western Athletic Conference), which has won back-to-back games after losing six in a row.

    DeAndre Brown scored a game-high 23 points for Louisiana Tech (11-13, 2-8), which saw its two-game WAC winning streak snapped.

    Fresno State outscored Louisiana Tech by 20 points in the second half after trailing 38-26 at halftime.

    Tim Steed and Steven Shepp added 11 points apiece for Fresno State, which forced 21 Louisiana Tech turnovers.

    Smith made 10 of 13 free throws, including four straight in the final 3:22, after entering the game shooting 51.4 percent from the line. The 6-foot-10 sophomore also grabbed seven rebounds.

    Olu Ashaolu had 14 points and nine rebounds for Louisiana Tech.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LT
    FRES
    Points 64 72
    FG Made-Attempted 23-55 (.418) 21-47 (.447)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 7-20 (.350)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-19 (.632) 23-29 (.793)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 10

    2010-11 Season

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    Jan 6, 2011 FRES 63, @LT 56Recap
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