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NCAA Game Summary - Louisiana Tech at Georgia



(Saturday, March 22nd)

Final Score: Louisiana Tech 79, Georgia 71

Athens, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Alex Hamilton scored 20 points as the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs held on for a 79-71 victory over the Georgia Bulldogs in the second round of the NIT at Stegeman Coliseum.

Chris Anderson added 18 points and eight rebounds for third-seed Louisiana Tech (29-7), which awaits the victor of Monday's second round matchup between top-seed Florida State and fourth-seed Georgetown. Cordarius Johnson and Kenyon McNeail chipped in 16 and 14 points, respectively. Michale Kyser helped the cause with six points, six rebounds and seven blocks.

J.J. Frazier netted 15 points to lead second-seed Georgia (20-14). Charles Mann tacked on 13 points, but also turned the ball over seven times and Brandon Morris tallied 10 points on 4-of-11 shooting.

Louisiana Tech was hot from the start, draining 52.9 percent from the floor in the first half, including a 7-of-12 effort from 3-point range. Georgia couldn't keep up, shooting at a 47.6 percent clip and missing all three shots from beyond the arc. Louisiana Tech led 46-27 at the break.

Georgia turned things around after halftime, netting 44.4 percent from the field while holding Louisiana Tech to only eight field goals. However, it got no closer than four points in the final 20 minutes.

Georgia was the superior team on the interior in the loss, holding advantages in rebounds (40-30) and points in the paint (42-32). Louisiana Tech forced 19 turnovers and blocked eight shots as a team.

03/22 13:23:20 ET

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Scoreboard
MLB
Final
BAL 5
TOR 2
Final
NYM 5
MIA 6
Final
TAM 1
NYY 0
Final
ATL 2
WAS 4
Final
CHC 1
CIN 0
Final
KAN 4
CWS 3
Final
HOU 3
CLE 1
Final
MIN 6
DET 8
Final
COL 3
LOS 11
Final
ARI 6
SFG 2
Final
ANA 8
SEA 1
Final
SDP 1
PHI 0
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
BOS
 
7:05pm Tonight
BAL
TOR
 
7:10pm Tonight
NYM
MIA
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
ATL
WAS
 
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
CIN
 
8:10pm Tonight
KAN
CWS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
CLE
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN
DET
 
8:15pm Tonight
STL
MIL
 
8:40pm Tonight
COL
LOS
 
9:40pm Tonight
ARI
SFG
 
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
SEA
 
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OAK
TEX
 
10:10pm Tonight
SDP
PHI
 
Final
IND 27
PHI 30