Boise State beats Louisiana State 58-53

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BOISE, Idaho (AP)—Ike Okoye led Boise State with 16 points as the Broncos defeated Louisiana Tech 58-53 on Saturday in a Western Athletic Conference game.

Okoye’s layup with 1:42 gave Boise State (14-5, 5-2 Western Athletic Conference) its first lead since it owned a 27-26 advantage with 1:10 gone in the second half.

Anthony Thomas scored 12 points and had 10 assists and, Paul Noonan and Kurt Cunningham each scored eight points for the Broncos.

Magnum Rolle led Louisiana Tech (8-12, 2-5) with 23 points and 10 rebounds. The Bulldogs lost for the fifth time in six games.

Boise State won its second straight game to improve to 11-1 at home this season and 4-0 in conference games at Taco Bell Arena.

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 Top Performers
 Louisiana Tech
Magnum Rolle Magnum Rolle
11-11,  23 Pts
10 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Boise St.
Anthony Thomas Anthony Thomas
4-6,  12 Pts
2 Rebs, 10 Assists

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