Tasmin Mitchell scored 41 points (12-15 from the field, 15-18 FT) to lead LSU to a 97-94 2OT win over Mississippi State in Starkville. Marcus Thornton added 19 points and Bo Spencer had 15 before leaving the game with an injury. Hoops Expert "Stromile Swift" breaks down the game in this post on the Tiger Rant message board.

LSU (20-4, 8-1) now has a two-game lead in the SEC over Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi State, and South Carolina. The Tigers have won eight straight SEC games.

LSU returns to action on Saturday when they face Ole Miss in the PMAC. Tip-off is at 6pm CT.

In LSU Recruiting news, it appears that LSU is in the running to receive the fifth and final visit from the nation's top running back recruit, Bryce Brown. According to, Les Miles reached out to Brown on Monday and made a good impression on the Wichita, KS native.

It also seems to be getting more clear about how the Rueben Randle/DeAngelo Benton signings unfolded. Many LSU fans were shocked to find out that Benton signed with Auburn last Wednesday. It turns out that he was bound for Auburn the entire time, where he felt he could make a more immediate impact. is now selling our first T-shirt. You can click here to purchase the shirt. The shirt costs $10. Tiger District offers a flat shipping rate of $6 for all orders, so check out all their products.
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