LSU's slim NCAA Tournament go up in smoke in Georgia
Posted on 2/24/2018 2:56:00 PM.
After back-to-back home wins over Missouri and Vanderbilt, LSU started to creep back into the discussion for a possible at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament. But the Tigers problems winning on the road will likely send them to the NIT instead.
 
LSU lost its 6th straight away from the PMAC as Georgia dribbled past the Tigers 93-82

The Bulldogs beat up the Bayou Bengals on the glass, out rebounding LSU 49-34. Georgia also grabbed 16 offensive rebounds.
 
Mark Fox's team came into the game averaging just 68 points a game, lowest number in the SEC. 
 
Georgia's Yante Maten had 27 points and 11 rebounds as the Bulldogs swept the season series 2-0. Maten also had a double-double versus LSU in a victory over the Tigers in Baton Rouge last month.  
 
LSU's bigs were ineffective. Duop Reath had one point, while Aaron Epps had just three. 
 
Freshman point guard Tremont Waters led LSU with 25 points. He hit five 3-pointers and it was his third straight 20th plus point performance. The Tigers second-leading scorer Skylar Mays added 20 points, before fouling out with about a minute left in the game. 
 
LSU (16-12, 7-9) has  two more regular season games left. At South Carolina on Wednesday and then the home finale against Mississippi State on Saturday, March 3rd. 
LSU, Georgia, Yante Maten, Duop Reath, Aaron Epps, Tremont Waters, Skylar Mays





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