Scores

Final

LSU 52

(8-1, 0-1 away)

Houston 60

(6-3, 6-2 home)

    8:30 PM ET, December 30, 2003

    Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas

    1 2 T
    LSU 24 2852
    HOU 34 2660

    Houston 60, LSU 52

    HOUSTON (AP) -- Lanny Smith scored 19 points and Andre Owens had 18 to lead Houston to a 60-52 win over previously undefeated LSU Tuesday night.

    Brandon Bass led LSU (8-1) with 16 points and 11 rebounds and Tack Minor scored 11 points. Jaime Llored added 12 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, but had eight of LSU's 15 turnovers.

    Houston (6-3) led throughout the game and had a 34-24 lead at halftime.

    Houston shot 41 percent compared to 35 percent shooting for LSU.

    The win gives the Cougars their first five-game winning streak since the 1997-98 season.

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