Louisiana State 58, Texas A&M 54

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 8:00 PM
Location - Pete Maravich Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Officials - Tony Greene, Ron Groover, Mike Nance
Attendance - 7064

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Texas A&M 28 26 54
Louisiana State 27 31 58

Recap


Louisiana State 58, Texas A&M 54:
Shavon Coleman scored 17 points off the bench to lead the host Tigers past the Aggies and give LSU its first SEC victory.

LSU (10-6, 1-4 SEC) snapped a four-game losing streak and improved to 9-2 at home. Johnny O’Bryant III had 14 points and 10 rebounds, his fifth double-double this season, and Anthony Hickey had 10 points and a career-high eight steals. Hickey came in as the nation’s leader in steals per game (3.5).

Texas A&M (12-6, 2-3) lost its third straight game and fell to 2-2 on the road. Fabyon Harris had a career-high 19 points and has posted double-figure points in six of his last nine games. Elston Turner had five points in 25 minutes. He came in ranked seventh in the SEC in scoring (16.1).

Texas A&M jumped out to a 9-0 lead, led by as many as 14 points in the first half and held a 28-27 advantage at halftime. In the second half, the lead went back and forth until LSU’s Charles Carmouche stole the ball and made a layup with 2:48 to play, giving the Tigers a lead they did not relinquish.

This was the first meeting between the programs since Texas A&M joined the SEC. LSU improved to 14-11 in the series, including 8-0 in Baton Rouge.

GAME NOTEBOOK: LSU first-year coach Johnny Jones earned his first SEC victory. … The Tigers had 19 steals. They came into the game ranked fifth in the country in steals (10.4). … Texas A&M committed 24 turnovers.

Texas A&M Aggies

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Kourtney Roberson 25:00 3-5 0-0 1-2 2 3 5 1 2 1 2 0 7
Ray Turner 24:00 4-6 0-0 1-3 0 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 9
Fabyon Harris 33:00 7-12 2-3 3-3 1 3 4 2 2 3 2 0 19
J'Mychal Reese 29:00 1-5 0-0 0-1 1 6 7 1 1 0 6 0 2
Elston Turner 25:00 1-7 1-6 2-2 0 3 3 2 3 1 1 0 5
Andrew Young 16:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 2 5 7 1 1 1 2 1 2
Alex Caruso 24:00 2-4 2-3 2-2 0 2 2 3 4 0 4 0 8
Jarod Jahns 14:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 2 2
Jordan Green 10:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 2 2 1 0 0 5 0 0
TOTAL 200 20-44 5-13 9-13 7 27 34 13 16 7 24 4 54
  45.5% 38.5% 69.2% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 24

Louisiana State Tigers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Andre Stringer 28:00 1-4 1-4 2-2 1 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 5
Andrew Del Piero 5:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Anthony Hickey 37:00 4-16 1-6 1-1 2 1 3 2 4 8 0 1 10
Johnny O'Bryant III 35:00 6-10 0-0 2-5 5 5 10 2 1 2 5 0 14
Malik Morgan 32:00 3-7 1-4 0-0 1 6 7 2 2 3 1 0 7
Shavon Coleman 36:00 8-16 1-3 0-0 2 2 4 0 3 3 2 0 17
Charles Carmouche 23:00 2-8 1-6 0-4 1 0 1 3 2 3 1 0 5
Jalen Courtney 4:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 24-63 5-23 5-12 13 16 29 10 15 19 11 1 58
  38.1% 21.7% 41.7% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 11