Per BATON ROUGE -- The LSU men's basketball team earned the first postseason victory in head coach Will Wade's tenure Wednesday night at the Maravich center, as the No. 3-seeded Tigers defeated No. 6-seed Louisiana-Lafayette, 84-76, in the National Invitation Tournament opener.

LSU senior forward Duop Reath had a game-high 26 points on 10-of-14 shooting, while Brandon Sampson added 18 and Sylyar Mays had 11. The Tigers shot 52.7 percent (29 of 55) from the floor while holding ULL to 36.5 (27 of 74).

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The Tigers advance to the field of 32 and will face No. 2-seeded Utah on Monday night in Salt Lake City, UT. Tip-off is TBD.
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The coach's fighting was entertaining
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