Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports
Per BATON ROUGE, La. – The LSU Tigers used a solid second half to take down the Florida Gators, 84-82, Tuesday night in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. LSU improves to 14-4 overall and 6-0 in SEC play. Florida drops to 12-6 on the season and 4-2 in conference play.

Sophomore forward Emmitt Williams led the LSU offense with a game high 19 points. He also pulled in four boards. Sophomore guard Javonte Smart scored 13 and had seven assists in the win. Freshman forward Trendon Watford finished with 14 points and six rebounds. Senior guard Skylar Mays put up 18 points to go along with seven assists and four steals. Senior guard Marlon Taylor finished with 10 points and 11 rebounds to record his first double-double of the season.

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Up Next: LSU at Texas on Saturday, Jan. 25. Tipoff at 1:00 p.m. CT on ESPN.

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Defend a 3, and the game isn’t close. Florida was raining 3’s at the end, when we went 2 of 14 from the arc. This team is grinding it out, even though the are ice cold from 3, lately.
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The mindset seems different on this team. Brady teaches his players to focus on improving and never quit (oh yeah, and winning games).
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Got to clean things up on d.. My god they got open looks
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Cardiac Cats man....
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Whatever it takes. A win is a win. On our way to being ranked again.
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Get the gat
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The gat's been gotten
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Man coach wade is a really good coach and it showed this game. Sure hope he be our coach for a very long time. Geaux Tigers
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I seent it. He was really into it and motivated our guys down the stretch
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Football team handed the old “cardiac cats” moniker over to the basketball team.
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This team loves making the viewers nervous as shite lol
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Don’t get no closer than that (well, to overtime anyway)
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Had to take an extra BP med for that one!
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