Scores

Final

Fresno State 42

(10-15, 2-8 WAC)

Louisiana Tech 55

(10-15, 4-8 WAC)

    8:00 PM ET, February 12, 2009

    Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    FRES 21 2142
    LT 25 3055

    Top Performers

    Fresno State: S. Seay 11 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Stl

    Louisiana Tech: K. Gibson 26 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Stl

    Louisiana Tech 55, Fresno St. 42

    Associated Press

    RUSTON, La. -- Kyle Gibson scored 28 points on 8-of-9 shooting and went 6-for-6 from 3-point range to lead Louisiana Tech past Fresno State 55-42 on Thursday night.

    The Bulldogs (9-15, 3-8 Western Athletic Conference) shot 43.9 percent from the field (18 of 41) while Fresno State managed just 25.6 percent shooting (10 of 39).

    Fresno State (10-14, 2-7) turned the ball over 17 times, leading to 14 Louisiana Tech points. Paul George committed six turnovers for Fresno State.

    The Bulldogs outrebounded Fresno State 39-29 with Olu Ashaolu tallying nine.

    Sylvester Seay was Fresno State's only double-digit scorer with 11 points.

    Fresno State was just 2 of 12 from 3-point range (16.7 percent), while Louisiana Tech hit 57.1 percent of its long range shots (4-for-14).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FRES
    LT
    Points 42 55
    FG Made-Attempted 10-39 (.256) 18-41 (.439)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-12 (.167) 8-14 (.571)
    FT Made-Attempted 20-32 (.625) 11-19 (.579)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 27 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 18

    2008-09 Season

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