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NCAA Game Summary - Louisiana Tech at Idaho



(Saturday, February 16)

Final Score: Louisiana Tech 67, Idaho 61

Moscow, ID (Sports Network) - Raheem Appleby exploded for 28 points as the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs posted a 67-61 win over the Idaho Vandals in Western Athletic Conference action at the Cowan Spectrum.

Appleby converted 7-of-12 shots behind the 3-point line for the Bulldogs (23-3, 14-0 WAC) as they ran their win streak to 15 in a row, one of the longest in the nation. Kenyon McNeail came off the bench to post 11 points in just 16 minutes, while Kenneth Smith handed out a game-high 10 assists.

The Vandals (9-16, 5-10), losers of four in a row, were paced by Kyle Barone with 19 points and eight boards, while Stephen Madison and Mansa Habeeb delivered 13 and 10 points, respectively. Mike McChristian came up a point shy of a double-double as he cleared a game-high 10 rebounds.

LaTech came out flat in the first half, shooting only 8-of-25 from the floor, but with half of those conversions coming on the perimeter the visitors trailed by only six points at the break, 30-24.

In the second half it was Idaho that struggled from the floor (9-of-23), while the Bulldogs made good on 8-of-14 beyond the arc in order to battle back and grab the win.

Not only did the Vandals turn the ball over 15 times, they also shot just 3- of-15 on the outside.

02/17 02:23:03 ET

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Final
CHR 1
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TAM 0
MIL 5
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NYM 11
PHI 2
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CIN 4
ARI 5
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MIA 3
WAS 4
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HOU 8
OAK 1
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SFG 7
PIT 5
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BAL 4
ANA 3
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CLE 2
SEA 0
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DET 7
CWS 2
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BOS 1
TOR 6
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CHC 4
COL 6
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TEX 3
NYY 2
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MIN 2
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2:20pm Today
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7:05pm Tonight
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PHI
 
7:05pm Tonight
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8:10pm Tonight
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9:40pm Tonight
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CHR 1
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