Louisiana Tech bounces back, tops Rice 58-45
LA Tech tried to overcome a 21-point halftime deficit in a 73-66 loss to Texas State Thursday and is now 14-3 over the past three seasons after suffering a loss.
Hamilton knocked down a 3-pointer with 9:19 left in the first half to give the Bulldogs a 20-17 lead they never relinquished.
Raheem Appleby struggled from the field, converting 4 of 17 shots from the field, but was 2 of 5 from beyond the arc and finished with 10 points for LA Tech (15-5, 6-1). McCree pulled down eight rebounds and Kenneth Smith dished off nine assists.