Boxscore
Louisiana State 67, Alabama 58
Saturday, February 11, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Pete Maravich Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Officials - Lee Cassell, Doug Sirmons, Mike Thibodeaux
Attendance - 10282

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Alabama 15 43 58
Louisiana State 31 36 67

Recap


LSU 67, ALABAMA 58: Justin Hamilton scored 21 points and the host Tigers took advantage of a Crimson Tide team decimated by suspensions and broke a five-game losing streak to Alabama.
 
Alabama played without four starters. Tony Mitchell had been suspended from the previous game and was joined on the sidelines by JaMychal Green, Trevor Releford and Andrew Steele, who made the trip to LSU but were sent home after violating team rules.
 
LSU (14-10, 4-6 SEC) raced to a 31-15 lead at halftime. The Tide closed the gap to 46-41 with 9:10 left before LSU regained its footing and pulled away.
 
Hamilton was 9 of 12from the floor and added six rebounds. Freshman Johnny O’Bryant added 17 points and game-high nine rebounds for LSU.
 
Alabama (16-8, 5-5) got a career-high 28-point effort from freshman Rodney Cooper, who made three 3-pointers, and 14 points from Nick Jacobs.
 
GAME NOTEBOOK: The suspensions left Alabama with only eight scholarship players. ... The 15 points marked Alabama's lowest first-half output of the season.

Alabama Crimson Tide

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Rodney Cooper 38:00 10-19 3-9 5-6 0 3 3 1 2 5 2 0 28
Ben Eblen 29:00 0-5 0-0 0-0 1 4 5 3 4 1 2 0 0
Nick Jacobs 23:00 6-11 0-0 2-3 2 2 4 0 1 1 2 0 14
Trevor Lacey 36:00 1-4 1-3 0-0 0 2 2 2 3 0 0 0 3
Levi Randolph 33:00 1-6 0-1 2-4 3 2 5 1 3 1 3 0 4
Charles Hankerson, Jr. 19:00 1-6 1-4 0-0 1 3 4 2 2 1 1 0 3
Moussa Gueye 4:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2
Carl Engstrom 18:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 1 4
TOTAL 200 22-54 5-17 9-13 8 18 26 11 18 9 12 1 58
  40.7% 29.4% 69.2% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 12

Louisiana State Tigers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Justin Hamilton 35:00 9-12 0-1 3-3 1 5 6 1 0 2 2 1 21
Anthony Hickey 30:00 1-2 1-2 1-2 1 4 5 5 3 1 1 0 4
Johnny O'Bryant III 29:00 5-9 0-0 7-9 4 5 9 3 1 1 2 0 17
Andre Stringer 35:00 5-11 1-5 4-5 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 15
Ralston Turner 34:00 1-5 0-3 0-0 0 4 4 3 4 0 2 0 2
Storm Warren 9:00 1-4 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Chris Bass 10:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
John Isaac 10:00 2-2 0-0 2-2 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 6
Eddie Ludwig 5:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Jalen Courtney 2:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Malcolm White 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 24-49 2-11 17-21 7 21 28 15 11 5 12 2 67
  49.0% 18.2% 81.0% Team Rebs: 6   Total TO: 12
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