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SE Louisiana 27

(6-6, 1-5 away)

(11) LSU 72

(10-1, 8-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 22, 2009

    1 2 T
    SELA 11 1627
    #11LSU 35 3772

    Top Performers

    Southeastern Louisiana: K. Edmonson 10 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Stl

    LSU: A. Hightower 16 Pts, 2 Ast, 5 Stl

    LSU overcomes poor shooting as No. 12 Lady Tigers dismantle SE Louisiana

    Associated Press

    BATON ROUGE, LA. -- Allison Hightower scored 16 points and added five steals to help LSU (No. 12 ESPN/USA Today, No. 11 AP) beat Southeastern Louisiana 72-27 on Tuesday night.

    LaSondra Barrett had a double-double for the Lady Tigers (10-1) with 11 points and a season-high 10 rebounds. She also added five assists.

    Kim Edmonson led the Lady Lions (6-6) with 10 points. Southeastern Louisiana's leading scorer Quantae Thomas was held to five points. The scoring output was a season-low for the Lady Lions, who shot just 23 percent from the field.

    Hightower had the first eight points for LSU, which started the game with a 17-0 run.

    Southeastern Louisiana ended its drought when Edmonson made a basket with 11:38 remaining before halftime. The Lady Lions missed eight shots and committed eight turnovers before scoring their first points.

    They trailed 35-11 at the half and never got close.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SELA
    LSU
    Points 27 72
    FG Made-Attempted 12-52 (.231) 21-62 (.339)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-23 (.130) 7-25 (.280)
    FT Made-Attempted 0-0 (.000) 23-33 (.697)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 45

    Game Leaders

     
    SELA
    LSU
    PointsK. Edmonson 10A. Hightower 16
    ReboundsK. Edmonson 5L. Barrett 10
    AssistsR. Mackie 2L. Barrett 5
    StealsK. Edmonson 2A. Hightower 5
    BlocksR. Mackie 1A. Webb 2

    2009-10 Season

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