Scores

Final

Washington St 52

(8-4, 1-1 away)

LSU 64

(10-1, 10-0 home)

    2:00 PM ET, December 27, 2008

    Pete Maravich Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    WSU 23 2952
    LSU 25 3964

    Top Performers

    Washington State: T. Rochestie 12 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast

    LSU: M. Thornton 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    LSU 64, Washington St. 52

    Associated Press

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Bo Spencer scored 19 points and Marcus Thornton added 18 as LSU rallied for a 64-52 victory against Washington State on Saturday.

    Spencer kept the Tigers in the game during the first half when he scored 12 of his points, while Thornton made four 3-pointers in the second half.

    LSU (10-1), which led 25-23 at halftime and trailed by seven points midway through the second half, ended the game on a 24-5 run. Thornton had eight points during that outburst, while Garrett Temple scored six of his season-high 13 points and Spencer added five points.

    The Tigers held a two-point advantage heading into the final five minutes. On two occasions, Aron Baynes made field goals to pull Washington State (8-4) within a point -- the last time at 53-52.

    Taylor Rochestie led Washington State with 14 points. Klay Thompson added 12 and Caleb Forrest had 10.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WSU
    LSU
    Points 52 64
    FG Made-Attempted 21-48 (.438) 21-54 (.389)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-8 (.375) 9-20 (.450)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-8 (.875) 13-15 (.867)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 12

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