LSU survives vs. Alabama in Tuscaloosa, 74-69
[Marvin Gentry – USA Today Sports]
The Tigers are now 8-0 on the road in SEC play.
Will Wade and No. 13 ranked LSU garnered yet another massive victory on the road, this time inside Coleman Coliseum, a venue they’ve won just 1 game since 2005. The Tigers were led by Skylar Mays and Ja’vonte Smart.
S. Mays: 20 points, 6 rebounds
J. Smart: 19 points, 4 assists
N. Reid: 12 points, 13 rebounds
With the win, the Tigers improve to 24-5 overall and 14-2 in SEC play with two regular-season games remaining. Next, LSU travels to Florida on Wednesday for a monumental matchup vs. the Gators at 6 p.m. on ESPN2.
Random Note: Kentucky lost to Tennessee today, which means LSU and the Vols are tied atop the conference. (LSU has the tiebreaker for No. 1 seed)