BATON ROUGE, La. -- Anthony Hickey made four consecutive free throws in the final minute and LSU held on for a 77-71 victory against Missouri on Tuesday.
Hickey, who entered the game shooting 50 percent from the free-throw line, was fouled on purpose twice by Missouri. Hickey made his first pair of free throws to give LSU (12-5, 3-2 Southeastern Conference) a 74-68 lead with 37 seconds remaining. Complete Story Box Score Top Performers:
Missouri: J. Brown 28 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast
LSU: J. Mickey 14 Pts, 13 Reb, 1 Stl, 5 Blk
Up Next: The Tigers will head to Tuscaloosa on Saturday to face Alabama (8-9, 2-2 SEC). Tip-off set for 7pm on ESPN2.