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(23) LSU 75

(17-7, 6-6 SEC)

Auburn 51

(12-14, 3-10 SEC)

    4:00 PM ET, February 14, 2010

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    #23LSU 42 3375
    AUB 13 3851

    Hightower pours in 29 as LSU cruises to win

    Associated Press

    AUBURN, Ala. -- Allison Hightower scored 29 points to lead LSU (No. 23 AP) to a 75-51 victory over Auburn on Sunday.

    Hightower helped LSU jump out to a 28-6 lead in the first half after Auburn couldn't convert a field goal for almost 10 minutes. LSU (17-7, 6-6 Southeastern Conference) never looked back as it cruised to a 42-13 lead at the break and even led by 33 with 15:20 left in the game.

    Hightower made a strong come back after being limited in her teams 64-62 overtime loss at home against Auburn on Jan. 10. She suffered from cramps during the loss and scored only nine points.

    LaSondra Barrett added 13 points and nine rebounds for LSU while reserve Latear Eason scored seven points.

    Auburn shot 51 percent from the field in the second half, but even that couldn't recover the Tigers from a 19 percent shooting performance in the first 20 minutes of the game. Auburn has lost four straight and eight of their last nine, with the lone victory coming against Georgia (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today, No. 19 AP).

    Jordan Greenleaf led Auburn (12-14, 3-10) with 14 points, but eight of those came from the foul line. Blanche Alverson added 11 points while Alli Smalley had 10.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LSU
    AUB
    Points 75 51
    FG Made-Attempted 27-58 (.466) 18-47 (.383)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-14 (.429) 3-7 (.429)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-18 (.833) 12-17 (.706)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 30 0

    Game Leaders

     
    LSU
    AUB
    PointsA. Hightower 29J. Greenleaf 14
    ReboundsL. Barrett 9J. Greenleaf 6
    AssistsK. Graham 5M. Toles 3
    StealsK. Graham 2M. Toles 1
    BlocksJ. Nelson 3C. Hilliard 1

    2009-10 Season

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    Jan 10, 2010 AUB 64, @LSU 62Recap | Box Score
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