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LSU 78

(19-11, 7-9 SEC)

Alabama 65

(14-16, 7-9 SEC)

    Coverage: FULLCT/ESPN3

    6:00 PM ET, March 6, 2014

    Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

    1 2 T
    LSU 34 4478
    ALA 27 3865

    Top Performers

    LSU: S. McKinney 18 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Stl, 4 Blk

    Alabama: S. Myers 27 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    LSU tops Alabama 78-65 in SEC tournament

    Associated Press

    DULUTH, Ga. -- Shanece McKinney scored 18 points with 10 rebounds and four blocked shots as Louisiana State snapped its longest losing streak in 19 years by beating Alabama 78-65 in the second round of the Southeastern Conference tournament on Thursday night.

    LSU (19-11) ended a six-game losing streak, its longest since the 1994-95 season. The Lady Tigers will play No. 2 seed Tennessee in Friday's quarterfinals.

    Danielle Ballard had 18 points and Theresa Plaisance had 12 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks for LSU.

    Shafontaye Myers led Alabama (14-16) with 27 points, including the Crimson Tide's first 14 points of the game. Daisha Simmons had 18 points.

    Alabama closed the regular season by beating LSU 78-60 on Sunday. The Crimson Tide trailed by 25 points in the tournament rematch.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LSU
    ALA
    Points 78 65
    FG Made-Attempted 32-63 (.508) 23-65 (.354)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-13 (.231) 9-23 (.391)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-12 (.917) 10-18 (.556)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

    Game Leaders

     
    LSU
    ALA
    PointsS. McKinney 18S. Myers 27
    ReboundsT. Plaisance 12A. Williams 10
    AssistsD. Ballard 4D. Simmons 4
    StealsJ. Kenney 3S. Rivers 4
    BlocksS. McKinney 4N. Hegstetter 1

    2013-14 Season

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