Louisiana Tech vs. New Mexico State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Louisiana Tech vs. New Mexico State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Louisiana Tech 60
(26-4, 11-4 away)
New Mexico State 78
(20-10, 14-1 home)
Venue: Pan American Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, March 07, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Louisiana Tech 34 26 60
New Mexico State 43 35 78
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Louisiana Tech R Appleby 13 J Johnson 5 A Hamilton 3
New Mexico State D Mullings 23 T Watson 11 D Mullings 3

Louisiana Tech lost big against New Mexico State 78-60 in conference play on Thursday, Mar. 7. The loss evens the season series between the two teams at 1-1. Raheem Appleby put up a team-high 13 points and two rebounds in the Bulldogs loss. Jaron Johnson had five points and added five rebounds. Daniel Mullings finished with a game-high 23 points and eight rebounds (4 Stl 3 Ast) for the Aggies. Louisiana Tech (26-4, 16-1 WAC) gets Denver (19-8, 14-2 WAC) on the road on Saturday, Mar. 9.

Louisiana Tech Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 3:03 left to go.
  • When the opposition records 78 or more total points this season, Louisiana Tech has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 29 or more field goals made this season, Louisiana Tech has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • LaTech set a season low for assists (six).
  • The Bulldogs have recorded more three-pointers than their opponents for the past six games.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (17) than the starters (eight).
  • Raheem Appleby has led the team in scoring in 15 out of 30 games this season.
  • Raheem Appleby has five straight double-digit point games.

New Mexico State Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Daniel Mullings and Bandja Sy) accounted for 44.8 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Tyrone Watson and Bandja Sy) accounted for 47.5 percent of the rebounds.
  • Daniel Mullings has led the team in scoring 13 times in 30 games this season.
  • This marks the 10th 20-point game of Daniel Mullings's career.
  • Bandja Sy has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Tyrone Watson recorded the fourth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Tyrone Watson recorded a double-double. It was his first this season and second of his career.
  • Tyrone Watson set a career high with seven defensive rebounds.
LaTech PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Michale Kyser15930010
B-Isaiah Massey11450001
B-Raheem Appleby251320100
C+Alex Hamilton171103004
CChris Anderson10420101
CJaron Johnson26550202
CC. Johnson18320100
CKenneth Smith23803105
C-J.L. Lewis14040011
DKenyon McNeail16310002
DBrandon Gibson19010111
-Stojan Gjuroski3000000
-Gilbert Talbot3000000
NMSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Daniel Mullings392383403
A+Tyrone Watson3112113001
ASim Bhullar32643151
B+Bandja Sy341281103
B+Renaldo Dixon10330020
C+Terrel de Rouen131000003
CK. Ross-Miller27932105
CKevin Aronis11310010
-Remi Barry3010001

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