RUSTON, La. – DeAndre Brown scored 19 points, and Olu Ashaolu had 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead Louisiana Tech to a 70-60 victory over Boise State on Saturday night.
It was the second straight win for the Bulldogs (11-12, 2-7 Western Athletic Conference) after an eight-game losing streak and they split the season series with the Broncos (12-9, 5-4), who have lost four of five games.
Louisiana Tech held the Broncos, the WAC's top scoring team, to 15.8 points below its average. Boise State shot 38.6 percent from the field (22 of 57) and 59.1 percent from the line (13 of 22).
Boise State's La'Shard Anderson's layup cut Louisiana Tech's lead to 63-60 with 1:45 left, but the Bulldogs finished the game on a 7-0 run.
Kenyon McNeaill had 10 points for Louisiana Tech.
Anderson had 14 points and 10 rebounds, Daequon Montreal had 14 points and Robert Arnold added 13 for Boise State.