Pilots improve to 16-2 with 82-66 win over Bulldogs
January 16, 2006
Shreveport, LA---The LSUS Pilots led by as many as 28 points in the second half and went on to collect their 16th win of the season by a final score of 82-66 over the Tougaloo College Bulldogs Monday night at The Dock.
The Pilots battled their way to a 33-21 lead at the half which marks a season low points allowed in a half by the Pilots.
While the Pilots defense was very effective and forced 17 first half turnovers, their scoring was also at a season low adding just 33 first half points.
Jeremy Johnston continued his hot touch of late for the Pilots connecting on 7-of-10 field goal attempts and adding 9-of-14 from the free throw line for a game high 23 points and seven rebound as the Pilots went on to win the second straight game at home and improved to 3-1 in gulf Coast Athletic Conference action.
Josh Porter finished with 17 points and six assists while teammates Anton Palmer and Shadrach Roome combined for 22 points and 11 rebounds.
The Bulldogs finished shooting 41% (19-of-46 from the field and were led by Kevin McCoy who had a team high 21 points and four steals. Cordaryl Roland added 11 points while teammate Jermaine Hodges finished with 10 points and four assists.
The Pilots will return to action again this Saturday when they will travel to Mobile, Al to take on the first place University of Mobile Rams. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00pm.