Louisiana Tech versus Idaho Game Notes



Jan. 17, 2013

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Louisiana Tech vs. Idaho Jan. 17, 2013 Game Notes

• With the 72-66 win, LA Tech now leads the all-times series over Idaho 11-5.

• The victory is the seventh straight for the Bulldogs and improves their record to 15-3 on the season. Idaho drops their fourth straight and falls to 6-10.

• With a win, the Bulldogs have their first ever 6-0 WAC start since joining the league in 2001.

• With a win, the Bulldogs now have their second seven-game winning streak this season. It is the first time since 1987-88 that La Tech has had multiple winning streaks of seven games.

• LA Tech starters were Michale Kyser, Brandon Gibson, Kenneth Smith, Cordarius Johnson and Kenyon McNeail. McNeail made his first start of the season.

• Guard Kenneth Smith had a career-high 22 points to lead all scorers. He also made a career-high five three-pointers.

• After recording eight assists, Kenneth Smith needs only two more to crack into the top 10 for all-time career assists.

• Forward Michale Kyser registered four blocks giving him 120 for his career. He needs only four more to move into fourth place all-time for career blocks.

• Guard Raheem Appleby tallied 20 points off the bench, the most he has scored since dropping 34 at Georgia State (11/30/12).

• The Bulldog attempted 33 three-pointers, the most since they had 30 attempts versus Nevada (1/28/12).

• After leading by two points with 5:00 left in the game, the Bulldogs are now 13-0 when ahead at that time.

• The Bulldog defense forced 23 turnovers and scored 33 points off of the turnovers. It marked the seventh game this season they have forced at least 20 by their opponent.

• The Bulldog bench scored over 30 points (31) for the 10th time this season.