Davis leads LSU past La. Tech
Baton Rouge, LA (Sports Network) – Glen Davis had a game-high 23 points and 14
rebounds to lead the 12th-ranked LSU Tigers to a 68-52 victory over the
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs.
Terry Martin added 19 points and Tasmin Mitchell added nine points and 12
rebounds for the Tigers (7-3), who started a five-game homestand and have won
two of their last three games.
Trey McDowell had 19 points and Chad McKenzie donated 12 points and pulled
down seven rebounds for the Bulldogs (2-9), who have dropped their last three
The Tigers had an 11-4 lead a little less than seven minutes in when Garrett
Temple hit one from the charity stripe, but the Bulldogs got back to within
four when Terry Parker Jr. hit a jumper to make it a 14-10 game.
That was as close as Louisiana Tech got in the first half, though, as Martin
followed with consecutive treys to spark a 12-2 run capped off by a two-
pointer by Terry for a 26-12 lead with under six minutes to play in the half.
LSU took a 33-22 lead into the locker room on the strength of 42.3 percent
The Bulldogs got to within seven points when McKenzie put in a layup to make
it a 40-33 game a little over five minutes into the second half.
However, the Tigers put the game out of reach with a 13-2 run and had a 53-35
lead after Martin drained a three-pointer with a little over nine minutes to
Louisiana Tech never seriously threatened the remainder of the game.
The Tigers host Wright St. on Wednesday…Louisiana Tech travels to Arkansas
for a game next Saturday…Temple finished with six points…Parker had 10
points in the win…LSU shot 45.8 percent while Louisiana Tech connected on
36.7 percent of its shots.