Louisiana Tech vs. Utah State: Recap and Stats

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Louisiana Tech vs. Utah State: Recap and Stats
Louisiana Tech 51
(18-3, 9-3 away)
Utah State 48
(14-5, 10-3 home)
Venue: Dee Glen Smith Spectrum
9:05PM ET / 6:05PM PT, January 26, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Louisiana Tech 35 16 51
Utah State 22 26 48
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Louisiana Tech R Appleby 14 M Kyser 6 K Smith 5
Utah State P Medlin 16 J Shaw 8 M Davis 3

On Saturday, January 26th, Louisiana Tech took on Utah State and escaped the Aggies 51-48 in conference play. The Bulldogs were led by Brandon Gibson, who put up a season-high 20 points, with 18 coming from three-point range. Kenneth Smith had two points and added 10 assists. Jarred Shaw registered a double-double for the Aggies on a career-high 21 points and 14 rebounds. The next game will be on Saturday, February 2nd when Louisiana Tech (18-3, 9-0 WAC) hosts Texas-Arlington (10-8, 5-4 WAC).

Louisiana Tech Game Notes

  • The last time LaTech started the season 18-3 was 2009.
  • The win over Utah State extended the Louisiana Tech winning streak to 10 games.
  • LaTech beat the spread by 0.5 points. That makes the 12th time this season the Bulldogs have beaten the spread.
  • The Bulldogs have won 5 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Louisiana Tech has won 31 close games.
  • The Bulldogs have won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after recording 9 or more three-pointers.
  • Louisiana Tech has won 100% of the time this season (9-0) when its three-point percentage has been 33.3% or better.
  • LaTech has won 100% of the time this season (12-0) when opponents record 10 or fewer assists.
  • This season Louisiana Tech has won 86% of the time (12-2) when Raheem Appleby has 10 points or more, 80% of the time (4-1) when Kenneth Smith plays 34 minutes or more, and 80% of the time (12-3) when Michale Kyser has 5 rebounds or more.
  • LaTech set season lows for field goals made, free throws made, total points, and turnovers.
  • The Bulldogs have recorded more blocks than their opponents for the past 8 games.
  • Louisiana Tech has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • Kenneth Smith recorded a team season high in assists with 10.
  • Brandon Gibson accounted for 39.2% of the team's points.
  • The bench recorded more points (34) than the starters (17).
  • Kenneth Smith has led the team in rebounding in 4 out of 21 games this season.
  • This game was the 2nd double-digit assist game of Kenneth Smith's career.
  • This marks the 3rd 20-point game of Brandon Gibson's career.
  • Brandon Gibson had a career high with 6 three-pointers.

Utah State Game Notes

  • Utah State lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This loss extended the Aggies losing streak to 4 games.
  • Spencer Butterfield recorded a team season high in defensive rebounds with 12.
  • Jarred Shaw accounted for 43.7% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Spencer Butterfield and Jarred Shaw) accounted for 58.0% of the rebounds.
  • Jarred Shaw has led the team in scoring 4 times in 19 games this season.
  • Spencer Butterfield has led the team in rebounding 4 times in 19 games this season.
  • Spencer Butterfield recorded the 2nd double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Spencer Butterfield recorded a double-double. It was the 2nd of his career.
  • This marks the 1st 20-point game of Jarred Shaw's career.
  • Jarred Shaw recorded a double-double. It was the 7th of his career.
  • Jarred Shaw set career highs with 21 points, 9 field goals made, 6 offensive rebounds, and 4 blocks.
LaTech PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ABrandon Gibson222021200
AKenneth Smith342610000
B+Michale Kyser23850050
C+Raheem Appleby281021000
C+Jaron Johnson16420010
CC. Johnson18060100
CChris Anderson14230011
CAlex Hamilton11511003
C-J.L. Lewis14011100
D-Kenyon McNeail17000000
-Isaiah Massey3010100
USU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Jarred Shaw3521141041
AS. Butterfield3616150002
BBen Clifford34682012
CTeNale Roland20322001
CMarcel Davis36044202
C-Jordan Stone8210101
DMarvin Jean28041001
-Matt Lopez3000011

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