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Per ST. LOUIS – LSU men's basketball began its 2020-21 season with a 94-81 victory over SIU-Edwardsville Thursday night at the Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, Missouri.

LSU was led by five-star freshman Cameron Thomas who shined in his LSU debut with 27 points. Darius Days wasn't far behind as he put up a career-high 24 points. Trendon Watford led the Tigers in rebounds with seven while also dishing out nine assists.

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Glad we beat that high school team from south Illinois by 13!
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Did you watch the game or just see the final score and decide to comment on the margin of victory?
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1st game!
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I see that trademark, tough Wade defense is back, giving up only 81 points.
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Good first game! The stars were shining. But we will need to tighten up that perimeter defense.
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So. Same problem just a new year
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Actually different problem. Last year we couldn’t fight through a screen to contest an open shot. Last night we got lulled to sleep or but on a stab and left the perimeter player open.
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LSU had control of the game. 22 point lead. Coach Wade trying out different lineups. SIU closed the gap to 9 at one point. This was a good opener for the Tigers. Thomas should be fun to watch.
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62-60 is not 9 points
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