Baton Rouge, LA (Sports Network) - Andre Stringer and Johnny O'Bryant III both
scored 18 points as the LSU Tigers remained undefeated with an 80-67 win over
the Chattanooga Mocs in non-conference play at the Pete Maravich Assembly
O'Bryant III, who also blocked three shots, finished with a double-double for
the Tigers (6-0) as he pulled down a game-high 10 rebounds in the triumph.
Corban Collins chipped in with 11 points off the bench as well for the hosts.
The Mocs (2-7), losers of three straight, were paced by Z. Mason who delivered
a career-high 22 points, followed by Ronrico White and Gee McGhee with 17 and
10 points, respectively.
LSU made good on an even 50 percent from the floor in the first half,
including 5-of-11 behind the three-point line, in order to take a 42-30 lead
at the break.
In the second half the Tigers again shot well beyond the arc (4-of-8) in order
to secure the double-digit win.
LSU, which won the rebounding battle by a 46-39 margin, survived despite
suffering 18 turnovers and shooting just 11-of-20 at the free-throw line.
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