Ledoux scores 23 to lead Louisiana Tech over Samford 78-57

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RUSTON, La. (AP) — Kalob Ledoux had 23 points as Louisiana Tech easily defeated Samford 78-57 on Saturday night.

DaQuan Bracey had 14 points for Louisiana Tech (5-2), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Derric Jean added 10 points. Mubarak Muhammed had 10 points for the hosts.

Ledoux’s 3-point jumper put Louisiana Tech ahead 19-17 at the 8:54 mark of the first half and Tech stayed out front to take a 33-24 advantage into the break.

Robert Allen had 14 points for Samford (4-5). Josh Sharkey added 13 points. Logan Dye had 10 points.

Louisiana Tech plays Mississippi St. on the road on Thursday. Samford plays Auburn-Montgomery at home on Tuesday.

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