Louisiana Tech star Raheem Appleby (ankle) out 6-8 weeks

Despite this being its first season in Conference USA, Louisiana Tech has been the favorite to win the league and get to the NCAA tournament. Unfortunately, the Bulldogs might have to do it without leading scorer Raheem Appleby. The school announced Wednesday that Appleby would miss six-to-eight weeks with a sprained ankle. An MRI on Monday revealed ligament damage, and doctors...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech outlasts St. Bonaventure 76-72

Raheem Appleby scored 23 points to lead Louisiana Tech to a 76-72 win over St. Bonaventure in the championship game of the Gulf Coast Showcase Wednesday. Louisiana Tech (5-1) took a 34-33 lead to halftime, but St. Bonaventure (5-2) responded after the break, hitting 6 of 7 to open the second half on its way to a 47-42 lead. The Bulldogs responded with a 7-0 run to erase the short...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech upsets Florida State in NIT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State won't forget Louisiana Tech's Raheem Appleby anytime soon. The rail-thin, 6-3 sophomore lit up the Seminoles for 21 of his 27 points in the second half to help Louisiana Tech snap a season-ending three-game losing streak with a 71-66 win at Florida State in a first-round National Invitational Tournament game Tuesday night. Freshman...
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March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 25 Louisiana Tech 88, San Jose St. 61

Raheem Appleby scored 16 points and No. 25 Louisiana Tech extended the nation's longest winning streak to 18 games Saturday night, clinching at least a share of its first Western Athletic Conference championship with an 88-61 victory over San Jose State. Alex Hamilton and Jaron Johnson added 13 points apiece for the Bulldogs (26-3, 16-0 WAC), who can wrap up the outright regular...
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March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

M. Basketball. Appleby's Double-Double Propels Bulldogs Past Badgers

Freshman guard Raheem Appleby (Jacksonville, Ark.) scored a game-high 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, a career-best, for his first career double-double as Louisiana Tech (8-6) defeated Spring Hill (8-3) Thursday night 69-41 in front of 4,930 fans at the Thomas Assembly Center.
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December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech 69, Spring Hill 41

Freshman Raheem Appleby had 17 points and 10 rebounds for his first career double-double to lead Louisiana Tech to a 69-41 victory over Spring Hill on Thursday night. Kenyon McNeail added 14 points, hitting 4 of 5 3-pointers for the Bulldogs (8-6) in the first meeting between the two teams since 1960. Louisiana Tech leads the series 10-5. The NAIA Badgers, who trailed by as many...
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December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Louisiana Tech 94, Northwestern St. 93

Raheem Appleby launched a long 3-pointer that beat the buzzer Tuesday night to give Louisiana Tech a dramatic 94-93 double-overtime victory over Northwestern State. The freshman guard ran down a long rebound near midcourt after another missed foul shot by Northwestern State (4-5). His leaning 24-footer just before the buzzer sounded banked in and broke the Demons' hearts, and...
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December 07, 2011  |  Discuss

M. Basketball. Appleby's Buzzer Beat Downs Demons

Freshman guard Raheem Appleby (Jacksonville, Ark.) nailed a three-pointer at the buzzer in the second overtime to give the Louisiana Tech men's basketball team (4-4) a 94-93 victory over intrastate rival Northwestern State (4-5) Tuesday night at the Thomas Assembly Center.
Via Louisiana Tech Athletics
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss

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