Louisiana Tech holds off Hawaii for 65-60 victory
HONOLULU (AP)—Magnum Rolle scored 23 points and had a career-high 17 rebounds as Louisiana Tech held off Hawaii for a 65-60 victory Saturday night.
Jamel Guyton added his first career double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Kyle Gibson finished with 19 points for the Bulldogs (18-3, 6-1 Western Athletic Conference).
Brandon Adams scored a career-high 20 points, and Roderick Flemings finished with 17 for the Warriors (9-11, 2-5), who lost for the fifth time in seven games this month.
Louisiana Tech led 61-53 with 1:20 remaining before Hawaii put together a late rally, scoring six straight points to pull within two with 34 seconds to play.
Gibson, who missed two free throws during Hawaii’s run, secured the victory by going 4 of 4 from the free-throw line in the final 35 seconds.