TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Trevor Releford had 21 points to lead four players in double-figures as Alabama hung on to beat LSU 82-80 Saturday night.
LSU's Andre Stinger made three free throws to cut Alabama's lead to 81-80 with seven seconds left, Rodney Cooper made a free throw with 5 seconds remaining to put the Crimson Tide back up by two, then raced back to block a potential game-winning shot by Anthony Hickey to preserve the win. Complete Story Box Score Top Performers:
LSU: J. O'Bryant III 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Blk
Alabama: T. Releford 21 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl
Tigers are now 12-6 (3-3 SEC) and will host Kentucky on Tuesday night @ 7pm on ESPN.