Rawls helps Western Kentucky defeat Louisiana Tech 65-54

Louisiana Techs 51-21 win

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Rawls scored 19 points. leading three into double-figure scoring and Western Kentucky defeated Louisiana Tech 65-54, forging a second-place tie with the Bulldogs in Conference-USA at 8-3. The Hilltoppers dominated the first half and led 44-24 at the break. WKU was held to a season-low 21 points on 6-for-23 shooting in the second half, but Louisiana Tech couldn’t overcome a 22-point deficit. DaQuan Bracey scored nine points and grabbed six rebounds for the Bulldogs, whose four-game winning streak came to an end.