Gulf Coast Showcase - Illinois-Chicago Falls 103-78 Against Louisiana Tech - Game Recap

Illinois-Chicago was run off the court by Louisiana Tech on Tuesday as they blasted them 103-78 at Germain Arena.

Louisiana Tech was a 15.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Louisiana Tech got 26 points from Raheem Appleby and another 21 points from Chris Anderson. Kenneth Smith contributed 5 assists, while Michale Kyser cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

Illinois-Chicago got 11 points from Pat Birt in a losing cause and another 10 points from Jordan Harks. Marcus White contributed 4 assists for them, while Ahman Fells had 5 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Louisiana Tech were victorious, as the score was 60-36 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Louisiana Tech as they grabbed 38 boards, while Illinois-Chicago only had 36.