Louisiana Tech holds on for 65-62 win over Southern Miss
RUSTON, La. (AP) Amorie Archibald scored 15 points and his pair of free throws with two seconds remaining secured Louisiana Tech's 65-62 win over Southern Miss on Saturday.
Tae Hardy converted a three-point play with 44 seconds left to pull Southern Miss within 63-62, but the teams traded misses in the last 16 seconds before Archibald was fouled.
Kenneth Lofton, Jr. added 14 points for Louisiana Tech (14-5, 7-3 Conference USA). Isaiah Crawford added 11 points.
Tyler Stevenson had 20 points and seven rebounds for the Golden Eagles (7-10, 3-7), who have now lost four games in a row. Justin Johnson added 14 points. Hardy had 10 points.
Louisiana Tech defeated Southern Miss 76-63 on Thursday.
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Updated January 30, 2021