Louisiana Tech versus SELU Game Notes



Nov. 29, 2012

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Louisiana Tech vs. Southeastern Louisiana Nov. 28, 2012 Game Notes

• With the 99-62 victory, LA Tech now leads the all-time series 42-18 over Southeastern Louisiana. The Bulldogs are now 24-3 overall in Ruston against the Lions.

• The victory is the sixth straight for the Bulldogs, pushing their record to 6-1 on the season. SELU falls to 1-4 on the year.

• LA Tech starters remained the same for the seventh straight game - Cordarius Johnson, Kenneth Smith, Raheem Appleby, Brandon Gibson and Michale Kyser.

• The Bulldogs scored 99 points, the most since scoring 102 on Dec. 12, 2009 at Centenary in a double overtime game. It's the most points scored in regulation since scoring 102 on Nov. 20, 2001 in a win versus Harding.

Raheem Appleby had a game-high 22 points on 9-of-14 shooting, making it the fourth time he has led LA Tech in scoring this season.

Kenneth Smith had six steals for the second time this season, one short of the Bulldog record for most steals in a single game.

Michale Kyser recorded four blocks making it the sixth time in seven games this season he has had at least two in a game.

• The Bulldogs started out the game shooting 20 percent from the field on 4-of-20 shooting. They finished the rest of the game shooting 31-of-43 for 72 percent.

• LA Tech forced 24 turnovers, the most this season, and scored 37 points off of those turnovers.

• As a team, the Bulldogs had 16 steals. That's the most steals in a single game since Jan. 17, 2007 when they had 19 against New Mexico State.

• LA Tech was down 22-8 with 6:45 to go in the first half, then scored 70 points in the next 20 minutes of action to take a 78-48 lead. Their largest lead of the game was 41.

• The Bulldog bench scored 37 points.

• Southeastern Louisiana was led in scoring by Dre Evans with 19 points.