BOONE, N.C. -- Tyrell Johnson scored 20 points in 16 minutes, leading five into double-digit scoring and Appalachian State routed Louisiana 104-77 on Thursday night.
Appalachian State scored the first 17 points and the situation kept getting better for the Mountaineers. Louisiana committed 12 turnovers in the first half, leading to 17 points off turnovers and a 51-31 halftime lead for the Mountaineers.
Justin Forrest scored 17 points, Isaac Johnson had 10 points and 14 rebounds, and Hunter Seacat added 14 points and seven rebounds for Appalachian State (7-14, 2-6 Sun Belt). The Mountaineers improved to 6-2 at home.
The Ragin' Cajuns finished with 21 turnovers and seven assists. Although they shot 45 percent overall, they were only 5 of 27 (18.5 percent) from 3-point distance.
Hunter hits defender with a hard pump fake and basket
Eric Hunter sinks a fade away after he fools the defender with a beautiful pump fake.
Elliott makes good on hustle play
Greg Elliott refuses to give up on the play as he makes the and-1.
Howard drains clutch fade away for Marquette
Markus Howard makes a sweet fade away bucket as Marquette pulls away against Purdue.