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Florida International Falls 85-51 Against Louisiana Tech - Game Recap

The battle between Louisiana Tech and Florida International didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Florida International was handed an 85-51 defeat on Saturday at Thomas Center.

Bettors who backed Louisiana Tech were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 16 at sportsbooks.

Jaron Johnson had 18 points for Louisiana Tech and Alex Hamilton chipped in with 16 points. Kenneth Smith had 6 assists for them, while Michale Kyser was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Florida International got 13 points from Tymell Murphy in a losing cause and another 12 points from Dennis Mavin. Cody Mann contributed 1 assists for them, while Tymell Murphy had 9 rebounds.

Louisiana Tech led at halftime, 42-24.

The rebound battle favored Louisiana Tech as they grabbed 51 boards, while Florida International only had 34.