Louisiana Tech 71, UALR 68
Trevor Gaskins hit the game-winning jumper with 9 seconds left
to give Louisiana Tech a 71-68 win over Arkansas-Little Rock on
Raheem Appleby scored a career-high 26 points to lead the
Bulldogs (6-5), who trailed by as many as 15 en route to a 34-25
The Trojans (3-9), who have lost three straight, still held a
56-43 lead with 10:57 left
Appleby scored seven straight points to spark a 20-6 run, capped
by his 3-pointer for a 63-62 Louisiana Tech lead with 2:36
Little Rock regained the advantage on a jumper by D’Andre
Williams, who finished with 13 points, then Appleby hit another 3.
The Trojans’ Chuck Guy tied it twice, hitting his fourth free throw
with 13 seconds left.
After Gaskins scored, Will Neighbour missed a potential
game-winning 3 with 2 seconds to play. Kenneth Smith’s last-second
free throw gave him 18 points.