Boxscore
Louisiana State 61, Georgia 53
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Pete Maravich Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Officials - JB Caldwell, Joe Lindsay, Michael Stephens
Attendance - 9612

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Georgia 23 30 53
Louisiana State 29 32 61

Recap


LSU 61, GEORGIA 53: Andre Stringer scored 18 points, Johnny O'Bryant added 14 and the host Tigers moved into a tie for fourth place with Tennessee at 7-6 in the SEC.

LSU, teetering on the edge of the NCAA Tournament bubble, improved to 17-10 overall with its fourth consecutive victory.

Georgia (12-15, 3-10), which trailed by as many as 12 points, got to within three at 45-42 on a three-point play by Donte Williams at the 6:49 mark.

The Tigers went on a 8-2 run over the next 2:36 to go up nine, but the Bulldogs got as close as four on several occasions.

LSU, which came into the game second in the SEC in free throw shooting, made only 60 percent Wednesday, but hit six consecutive free throws in the final 30 seconds to seal the win.

Gerald Robinson scored 17 points for Georgia, which lost in Baton Rouge for the fifth consecutive time.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Georgia only had two made field goals through the first nine minutes, but rebounded to score eight of the final 10 points of the half and trailed by six at the break. … LSU shot 50 percent (12 of 24) from the field in the opening half. … LSU made 11 more free throws (18) than Georgia attempted (seven).

Georgia Bulldogs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 32:00 4-12 2-6 0-0 1 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 10
Gerald Robinson 30:00 7-12 1-1 2-2 1 5 6 1 1 3 2 0 17
Marcus Thornton 20:00 2-5 1-1 0-0 1 3 4 1 4 1 1 1 5
Dustin Ware 32:00 1-8 0-7 0-0 1 1 2 0 4 1 0 0 2
Donte Williams 17:00 3-6 0-0 1-1 2 2 4 0 5 0 3 1 7
Nemanja Djurisic 24:00 3-7 0-0 1-2 3 2 5 1 3 1 2 0 7
John Florveus 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Vincent Williams 13:00 0-0 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 1
Sherrard Brantley 9:00 0-2 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
John Cannon 14:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 0 3 3 0 3 0 0 1 4
Connor Nolte 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Tim Dixon 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 22-56 4-17 5-7 9 20 29 4 23 8 10 3 53
  39.3% 23.5% 71.4% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 10

Louisiana State Tigers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Justin Hamilton 29:00 1-5 0-0 5-6 1 8 9 1 4 2 2 1 7
Anthony Hickey 31:00 1-4 0-2 0-0 0 3 3 2 1 1 2 0 2
Johnny O'Bryant III 24:00 5-10 0-0 4-6 3 5 8 0 1 0 3 1 14
Andre Stringer 34:00 6-12 4-9 2-2 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 18
Ralston Turner 34:00 1-4 1-3 5-6 1 3 4 1 0 0 1 0 8
Storm Warren 16:00 3-7 0-0 0-0 1 4 5 1 1 0 1 0 6
Malcolm White 11:00 2-2 0-0 1-6 3 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 5
John Isaac 16:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0
Chris Bass 5:00 0-0 0-0 1-4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Eddie Ludwig 0:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 19-45 5-14 18-30 9 24 33 8 10 4 10 2 61
  42.2% 35.7% 60.0% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 10
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