Louisiana Tech 73, Md.-Eastern Shore 54

Trevor Gaskins scored 15 points and had eight rebounds to lead

Louisiana Tech to a 73-54 win over Maryland-Eastern Shore in the

Jim Thorpe Classic on Friday.

J.L. Lewis added 13 points and nine rebounds, while Cordarius

Johnson scored 12, Romario Souza 11 and Michale Kyser 10 for

Louisiana Tech (2-1).

Maryland-Eastern Shore (1-5) was led by Hillary Haley and Percy

Woods, who had 15 points each.

Lewis sparked a run that turned the game in Louisiana Tech’s

favor, sinking two jump hook shots during a 6-1 stretch that put

the Bulldogs up 37-32 with 16:06 remaining. Kenyon McNeail made it

54-40 on a 3-pointer with 8:22 to play, and the lead eventually

reached 20.