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(25) Xavier 57

(3-2, 2-1 away)

LSU 48

(1-2, 1-2 home)

    8:00 PM ET, November 26, 2008

    1 2 T
    #25XAV 19 3857
    LSU 24 2448

    Top Performers

    Xavier: D. Jernigan 15 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast

    LSU: A. Hightower 15 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Jerrigan scores 15, grabs eight boards to lead Xavier 

    Associated Press

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Dee Dee Jernigan had career-highs with 15 points and eight rebounds to lead No. 25 Xavier to a 57-48 victory against LSU on Wednesday night.

    Jernigan scored six points during an 8-0 run which gave the Musketeers a 50-42 lead. The Lady Tigers came no closer than four points the rest of the game.

    April Phillips scored a career-high 12 points for Xavier (3-2). Ta'Shia Phillips also scored 12 points for the Musketeers. Allison Hightower had 15 points and a career-high 11 rebounds for LSU (1-2).

    The Lady Tigers closed the first half on a 12-5 run to go ahead by five points.

    Hightower's field goal tied the score at 14. LaSondra Barrett followed with two foul shots and a field goal. Katherine Graham's basket gave LSU a 24-19 halftime lead.

    Xavier scored the first eight points of the second half to grab a 27-24 advantage. Phillips made two baskets during that stretch. The score was then tied six times before the late surge led by Jernigan.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    XAV
    LSU
    Points 57 48
    FG Made-Attempted 21-58 (.362) 18-56 (.321)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-15 (.267) 0-8 (.000)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-21 (.524) 12-19 (.632)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 5

    Game Leaders

     
    XAV
    LSU
    PointsD. Jernigan 15A. Hightower 15
    ReboundsD. Jernigan 8A. Hightower 11
    AssistsT. Reed 3L. Eason 3
    StealsJ. Taylor 2A. Hightower 2
    BlocksT. Phillips 1T. Turnbow 7

    2008-09 Season

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