Scores

Final

LSU 66

(7-1, 1-1 away)

UC Irvine 60

(5-7, 3-1 home)

    10:00 PM ET, December 18, 2012

    Bren Events Center, Irvine, California

    1 2 T
    LSU 34 3266
    UCI 26 3460

    Top Performers

    LSU: S. Coleman 13 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

    UC Irvine: A. Folker 13 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast

    LSU 66, UC Irvine 60

    Associated Press

    IRVINE, Calif. -- Andre Stringer scored 19 points and LSU held on to beat UC Irvine 66-60 Tuesday night.

    Shavon Coleman had 13 points and 11 rebounds and Anthony Hickey scored 10 points for the Tigers (7-1), who were coming off their only loss of the season Friday night at Boise State.

    Adam Folker was the only Anteater in double figures with 13 points. UC Irvine (5-7) stayed close but never came within four points in the second half until the final minute.

    Both teams shot 37 percent from the field. UC Irvine had 50 rebounds, led by Michael Wilder with 11, while LSU had 43. Johnny O'Bryant III had 13 rebounds for the Tigers.

    LSU was the first Southeastern Conference team to play at Irvine since South Carolina in 2006. The Anteaters won that game 67-52.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LSU
    UCI
    Points 66 60
    FG Made-Attempted 26-70 (.371) 25-67 (.373)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-28 (.286) 5-15 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-12 (.500) 5-9 (.556)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 1

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