Louisiana Tech vs. Southern Miss: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Louisiana Tech vs. Southern Miss: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Louisiana Tech 52
(27-7, 11-6 away)
Southern Miss 63
(27-9, 14-1 home)
Venue: Reed Green Coliseum
10:00PM ET / 7:00PM PT, March 25, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Louisiana Tech 27 25 52
Southern Miss 35 28 63
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Louisiana Tech R Appleby 17 M Kyser 7 A Hamilton 6
Southern Miss D Davis 13 J Mills 8 D Davis 4

No. 5-seeded Louisiana Tech was defeated by No. 1-seeded Southern Miss 63-52 in the second round of the NIT on Monday, Mar. 25. With the loss, the season series with Southern Miss is now even at 1-1. The Bulldogs were led by Alex Hamilton, who put up 15 points and six assists (4 Reb 3 Blk). Raheem Appleby had a game-high 17 points and added six rebounds. For the Golden Eagles, Jonathan Mills got 10 points and eight rebounds. Louisiana Tech closes out the season with a 27-7 record. In the regular season, they finished first in the WAC with a 16-2 record in conference play. Louisiana Tech beat No. 4-seeded Florida State 71-66 in the first round.

Louisiana Tech Game Notes

  • When the opposition records 15 or more assists this season, Louisiana Tech has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • Louisiana Tech has been outshot by their opponents in field goal percentage for the past five games.
  • Raheem Appleby accounted for 32.6 percent of the team's points.
  • Raheem Appleby has led the team in scoring in 18 out of 34 games this season.
  • Michale Kyser has led the team in rebounding in 14 out of 34 games this season.
  • Raheem Appleby has three straight double-digit point games.

Southern Miss Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Jerrold Brooks and Dwayne Davis) accounted for 41.2 percent of the points.
  • Jerrold Brooks has led the team in scoring 10 times in 36 games this season.
  • Jerrold Brooks has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Jonathan Mills has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Dwayne Davis has nine straight double-digit point games.
LaTech PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAlex Hamilton321546033
B+Raheem Appleby341761303
BChris Anderson18461011
BMichale Kyser30570031
CKenyon McNeail13221000
CKenneth Smith32650104
D+Brandon Gibson21331104
-C. Johnson8000001
-J.L. Lewis4000001
-Gilbert Talbot4010000
USM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJonathan Mills331083101
B+Jerrold Brooks331343001
B+Dwayne Davis271374105
BNeil Watson37724402
BRashard McGill311080002
BD. Boardingham14620111
CNorville Carey9230001
-Cedric Jenkins10210000
-Deon Edwin6011000

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