Houston vs LSU

LSU 73, Houston 57


BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -Ralston Turner scored 15 points and Storm Warren had a double-double as LSU defeated Houston 73-57 on Tuesday night.

Turner, who handed out five assists, made six of his 10 field goal attempts. Warren matched his season-high with 12 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Andre Stringer had 13 points, with eight coming at the foul line in the final 2 minutes.

Adam Brown scored 15 points to lead the Cougars (4-3), getting eight of those points in the final 6 minutes. Houston made just 40 percent (23-of-58) of its field goal attempts and committed 19 turnovers.

There were three ties and four lead changes in the game's first 11:21. LSU then took control by scoring seven consecutive points over the next 1:01. Turner knocked down a 3-pointer before Warren added a pair of dunks.

The Cougars went nearly three minutes without a point before Zamal Nixon's field goal with 5:45 remaining before halftime.

The Tigers extended their lead to 10 points, 38-28, on Garrett Green's dunk just before halftime and maintained at least a 10-point lead until almost the midway point of the second half.

After a free throw by Kendrick Washington cut Houston's deficit to nine, 49-40, with 10:21 remaining, LSU quickly rebuilt its lead to 16 points at 56-40. Malcolm White and Turner made baskets before Aaron Dotson connected on a 3-pointer. The Cougars got no closer than 11 points the rest of the game.

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Houston Cougars
K. Van Slyke, F274-80-03019
M. McNeil, F233-93-78019
A. Brown, G386-110-073115
Z. Nixon, G262-60-01134
D. Thibodeaux, G231-70-01152
K. Washington, F244-92-560410
T. Johnson, G201-30-00123
N. Haywood, G131-30-01023
M. McLean, F61-20-00012
Total 23-585-123262057
LSU Tigers
S. Warren, F336-100-0110312
M. White, F234-71-22049
R. Turner, G346-101-235015
A. Dotson, G313-60-03238
A. Stringer, G241-611-1233313
C. Bass, G201-10-01412
G. Green, F141-62-45024
M. Derenbecker, F112-40-00005
E. Ludwig, F102-21-13005
Total 26-5216-2135141673
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
So. Florida1-177-23316

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S. Carolina12-626-1143
Ole Miss10-822-1477
Texas A&M8-1016-1593
Miss. State6-1216-16149
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