RUSTON, La. (AP) -- A last second shot from Louisiana Tech's Trey McDowell would not drop Thursday and Fresno State edged past Tech's Bulldogs 64-63 in a Western Athletic Conference matchup Thursday night.
McDowell had 16 to lead Tech (9-18, 6-8) while Chad McKenzie added 13.
McDowell starting the scoring for Tech with a jumper at the 18:24 mark in the first half to give Tech a 2-0 lead. After a Fresno basket, Drew Washington drained a 17-footer for a 6-2 Tech lead. That shot sparked a 12-5 run over the next four minutes for a 16-7 score.
Fresno State rallied with a run of its own and tied the game at 18 apiece with 8:12 left in the half and took the 21-20 lead at the 6:17 mark.
Fresno led 32-26 at the half.
Tech clawed back to a 40-39 lead with 14 minutes left to go in the game but Fresno reclaimed the lead with a 3-pointer shortly after from Hosley with 11:12 left to play.
McKenzie took the lead back with a lay-up with 10:10 on the clock for a 45-44 score. Both teams battled to the finish before the final gun gave Fresno the win.