Scores

Final

Utah State 69

(10-8, 2-2 WAC)

Louisiana Tech 65

(8-10, 0-3 WAC)

    9:30 PM ET, January 14, 2012

    Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    USU 29 4069
    LT 31 3465

    Top Performers

    Utah State: B. Pane 24 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Louisiana Tech: K. McNeail 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Utah St. 69, Louisiana Tech 65

    Associated Press

    RUSTON, La. -- Brockeith Pane scored a season-high 24 points and Utah State overcame a 12-point first-half deficit to defeat Louisiana Tech 69-65 Saturday night and post its second road victory of the season.

    Down 31-29 at the break, the Aggies (10-8, 2-2 Western Athletic Conference) opened the second half with a 12-0 run. The Bulldogs regained the lead briefly at 51-50, then Utah State went on an 11-2 spree.

    After Louisiana Tech (8-10, 0-3) closed to 66-64 with 39 seconds remaining on a Kenyon McNeaill 3-pointer, the Aggies hit 3 of 4 free throws, sending the Bulldogs to their fourth straight loss.

    Preston Medlin and Kyisean Reed added 11 apiece for Utah State.

    The Bulldogs hit six of their first seven 3-pointers to build a 20-8 lead, and finished 12 of 29 from long range, compared to 2 of 9 for the Aggies.

    McNeaill scored a season-high 19 points for Louisiana Tech.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USU
    LT
    Points 69 65
    FG Made-Attempted 26-53 (.491) 24-62 (.387)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-9 (.222) 12-29 (.414)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-23 (.652) 5-10 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 12

    2011-12 Season

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