Sports Forums
Message Boards
LSU Football
Discuss LSU Sports with fellow Tiger fans
LSU Football Recruiting
Discuss the future of LSU Football
SEC Football
Mingle with SEC fans from all schools
New Orleans Saints
Discuss the Saints with fellow Who Dats
New Orleans Pelicans
Get the latest info on the Pelicans
Pro sports
Discuss NFL, NBA, MLB, NCAA and more
Coaching Changes
Discuss the latest coaching changes
Fantasy Football
Read this board, dominate your league
Discuss the world's most popular sport
More Forums
Off-Topic Board
Abandon all hope, ye who enter here
Tech Board
Discuss the latest in technology
Outdoors Board
Discuss hunting, fishing and more
Movie TV Reviews
All things Hollywood are discussed here
Music Board
Discuss your favorite artists, songs, etc
Political Blog
Debate local, state, and federal issues
Money Blog
Discuss a wide range of financial issues
Fark this...
Video Game Reviews Tips
Break down the latest video game releases
Food and Drink
Recipes, reviews, cooking tips and more
LSU Tickets
Buy, sell and trade your way to any event
Help Board
Need help with the site?

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
For the first time this season, LSU held an opponent to under 50 points in a game. The Tigers defense was led by Jordan Mickey who blocked 5 shots to pull within 8 blocks away from being the second player in LSU history to record 100 blocks in a season. As a team, LSU was able to force A&M to take contested jump shots rather than allowing them to get to the rim.

On offense, Jarell Martin had his second 20 point game in the last week after making 4 of 5 threes. He finished with 20 points and 7 rebounds. O'Bryant scored 15 and had 9 rebounds and Anthony Hickey tied his career high in assists for the second straight game after dishing out 8 dimes. After only scoring 2 points in the two teams first meeting, Andre Stringer hit 3 of 7 from beyond the arc and scored 11 points and had 3 assists. Shavon Coleman was one away from a career high with 4 assists and 0 turnovers.

LSU was killed by Jamal Jones in their first meeting after he hit 5 of 10 from three point range and scored 19. The Tigers forced him into a 0 of 5 shooting from deep this time around and only 7 points. As a team, Texas A&M only shot 30.8%. The Aggies had a 6:9 AST:TO ratio while LSU had a very nice 18:12 ratio.

LSU was also able to get the reserves in the game. Darcy Malone hit a three pointer to bring his season three point average to 42.9% (Get that Aussie the rock). To the chagrin of the crowd, "Legendary walk-on" Henry Shortess did not get a shot off. Last night also gave us all the opportunity to appreciate having Joe Dean Jr calling SEC games. His rendition of "The Way It Is" by Bruce Hornsby was inspiring.

In the end, LSU took care of business against a mediocre Aggie team. However, LSU's biggest test comes this weekend when they head to the O-Dome to take on the #1 team Florida Gata. :GoGata:.

Joe Lunardi told Joe Dean Jr yesterday he felt the Tigers would need to win 3 of their last 4 (2 of last 3 now) plus make it to the SEC Tournament Championship. Winning at Florida may make the road even easier, but beating Florida is no way an easy task. Still, LSU played inspired last weekend against Kentucky, and Florida has allowed teams to stay close lately.

With three games left, LSU has a chance to have their first 20 win team since 2009.

Filed Under: LSU Basketball

Comments (5) - Add Comments

jptiger2009 - 21 months ago
Great recap, SOS. Maybe your best ever. If you're not getting paid by TD, then you should be. As Tiger basbketball returns, fans return, and you'll be a commodity for TD.
Bandits - 21 months ago
Should have beaten them in College Station earlier this year.
SouthOfSouth - 21 months ago

LSU playing some good defense.

Obviously aTm is inept offensively, but I think for the most part, LSU played very solid D against the Aggies. After that fast start, the defense shut A&M down. We were still a little slow to close down three point shooters but not nearly as bad as we were in College Station.
oauron - 21 months ago
LSU playing some good defense.
TheBigHurt - 21 months ago
It's always great to dominate the schwaggies!

Add a Comment
Popular Stories

ESPN's Joe Schad Says Les Miles Will Likely Not Return

He was on SportCenter Monday and said the situation "could be resolved today".

Les Miles Opens Up To The Media About The Recent Job Rumors

He was asked if he has spoken to AD Joe Alleva recently?

Former LSU Commit Dylan Moses Defends Les Miles In Text Message

Moses, a five-star prospect from Baton Rouge, is the No. 1 player for 2017.

Four-Star QB Feleipe Franks De-Commits From LSU

He announced the news on Twitter Monday night.
Kendell Beckwith: 'I Tried To Be Understanding' About John Chavis Leaving LSU
Beckwith says he has not talked to Chavis since he left.
Is Saturday Going To Be Les Miles' Last Game At LSU?
Miles: 'I'd love to think that there's another 11 years'
Les Miles Opens Up To The Media About The Recent Job Rumors
He was asked if he has spoken to AD Joe Alleva recently?
LSU Loses To N.C. State In Overtime 83-72
Tigers fall to 3-2 on the season.
logoFollow TigerDroppings for LSU Football News
Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to get the latest updates on LSU Football and Recruiting.