BATON ROUGE, La. -- Johnny O'Bryant III had 29 points and nine rebounds, and LSU led wire-to-wire in an 87-82 upset of No. 11 Kentucky on Tuesday night.
Jordan Mickey scored 14 points and blocked five shots for LSU (13-6, 4-3 SEC), which put on a show for an estimated 6,000-plus fans who made it to the Pete Maravich Assembly Center despite unusual winter weather that coated roads with ice. Hustling and active on the defensive end, LSU blocked 11 shots and helped force 13 Kentucky turnovers. Complete Story Box Score Top Performers:
Kentucky: J. Young 23 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk
LSU: J. O'Bryant III 29 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk Up Next:
The Tigers will host Arkansas 13-7, (2-5 SEC) on Saturday at 4pm on ESPNU.