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No. 2 Louisiana Tech 90, Denver 45

February 1, 2000

RUSTON, La. (AP) _ Tamicha Jackson scored 21 points on 10-of-14 shooting as No. 2 Louisiana Tech stretched its home winning streak to 19 games with a 90-45 victory over Denver on Monday night.

Shaka Massey added 17 points on 7-of-11 shooting for Louisiana Tech (15-2, 6-0 Sun Belt Conference), which led 48-24 at halftime and shot 60 percent from the field for the game.

Betty Lennox had 16 points, and Takesha Lewis and Catrina Frierson added 10 each.

Michaela Pavlickova led Denver (11-7, 5-3) with 13 points, followed by Melissa Garcia and Bethie Younger with 10 each.

Denver shot only 8-of-28 in the second half, including 1-of-8 from 3-point range, while Tech shot 63 percent during the period.

Denver, in its second season in Division I and its first in the Sun Belt Conference, finished with a 32.7 shooting percentage from the field and turned the ball over 26 times.

Louisiana Tech, which has won 56 straight regular-season conference games, made all seven of its free throws during the game and outrebounded Denver 41-25.

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