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Per HOUSTON – The LSU Tigers were outlasted late, 82-76, in the loss to the No. 22 ranked Houston Cougars Wednesday night in the Fertitta Center.

Freshman guard Ja’vonte Smart had a team high 18 points for the Tigers. He also had two rebounds and two steals. Freshman forward Emmitt Williams led the team in rebounds with six. He also scored four points. Sophomore guard Tremont Waters had two assists in the game, in addition to 10 points, two rebounds and three steals.

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Up Next: LSU will face Saint Mary's on Saturday, December 15 in the Neon Hoops Showcase in Las Vegas, NV (T-Mobile Arena) at 10:00 p.m. CT (ESPNU).
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SuckFickNaban67 months
we are weak. none of our bigs compete on the glass
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bdnc67 months
So Waters had looked at going pro last year. He can be assured that he will never see an NBA court. Naz Reid, he is considered a “one and done.” He is officially “done.” That was a joke. With the SEC gaining a greater prominence now on the national stage, LSU will likely have a losing season in the SEC.
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BigTimer2367 months
Jesus dude take it easy. Horrible game and rough start to the season, but chill with your catastrophe syndrome
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Spankum67 months
Go full retard and quit watching before the season gets started if you would like, but publically bashing our players by name is unnecessary.
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FishinTygah8467 months
First off, that is one of the most painful games i've ever watched. there was a foul on almost every possession. Second of all, it felt super sloppy. Tremont Waters had like 100 turnovers. We got in a groove right before half time and even a little after, but then we went back to undisciplined basketball and they stayed true to their game plan. We got outplayed, out coached, and out "fundamentaled." But I still feel like the future is bright.
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tigerMike67 months
Tremont Waters was really bad between the turnovers and all those pull-up Golden State ranged threes, that can't be our offense......?
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Musa I of Mali67 months
muh final four
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TWT67 months
WW is the new JJ. WW got "out coached" again. Doesn't matter how many 5 stars with no coaching and discipline. Sad but true.
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jayboy50467 months
This x 100 Supposed to be better in year 2 but no different than year 1..WW=JJ
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Hangit67 months
When I went to bed we were up by 10. What happened?
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TKLSUMD67 months
NIT bound?
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skullopener67 months
haha...on to the baseball season i guess!!
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Freddy23867 months
Tremont Waters needs to be benched asap. He has been a turnover magnet.
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EdmondDontez67 months
So was Edwards
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BowDownToLSU67 months
Edwards has been really bad
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AMac67 months
Go ahead and name Aranda head basketball coach in waiting.
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