Little Rock, AR (Sports Network) - Raheem Appleby recorded a game-high 17
points as the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs held on to defeat the Arkansas-Little
Rock Trojans, 75-73, at Jack Stephens Center.
Appleby shot 6-of-14 from the floor for the Bulldogs (9-3), and he was
joined in double figures by Alex Hamilton, who added 14 points. Michale Kyser
logged eight points and 10 rebounds in the triumph.
For the Trojans (8-5), John Gillon scored 15 points and Leroy Isler had 11
Louisiana Tech led by as many as nine points early in the first half, but
UALR climbed back to take a 42-39 lead at the break. The Trojans shot 46.7
percent from the floor in the opening frame, including 4-of-10 from three-
With the game tied at 69-69 with just over two minutes left to play, Kenyon
McNeail drained a three-pointer to give Louisiana Tech the lead, which proved
the be the game-winning bucket. The Bulldogs were aided by an impressive
showing from the charity stripe after halftime (20-of-25).
Louisiana Tech dominated on the glass, 45-33, and it held the hosts to only 5-
of-15 shooting from beyond the arc on the night.
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