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After slow start, Tech stops Seattle 78-71
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Louisiana Tech University guard Raheem Appleby (right) reaches for the basketball while teammate Cordarius Johnson (15) readies to assist during first half action in the Bulldogs’ 78-71 Western Athletic Conference win over Seattle University at the Thomas Assembly Center on Saturday night.

Another night, another slow start, another win and another “new” star for Louisiana Tech University.

Similar to Thursday night’s sluggish beginning, but eventual victory over Idaho, the Bulldogs (16-3, 6-0) rebounded from an 11-2 deficit in the opening 10 minutes to get past Seattle University 78-71 in a Western Athletic Conference game that attracted an estimated 3,800 fans to the Thomas Assembly Center on Saturday night.

It wasn’t pretty, but it was a win and seven in a row at home, no less, this season. Since last year, the ’Dogs have captured 11 consecutive victories in a row.

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