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LSU blocks out Mizzou hoops in Baton Rouge

Published On: Jan 21 2014 08:57:04 PM CST
Updated On: Jan 21 2014 11:05:28 PM CST

LSU beats Missouri 77-71 in Baton Rouge despite Jabari Brown's 28 points

BATON ROUGE, La. -

Anthony Hickey made four consecutive free throws in the final minute and LSU held on for a 77-71 victory against Missouri on Tuesday.
    
Hickey, who entered the game shooting 50 percent from the free-throw line, was fouled on purpose twice by Missouri. Hickey made his first pair of free throws to give LSU (12-5, 3-2 Southeastern Conference) a 74-68 lead with 37 seconds remaining.
    
Following a 3-pointer by Jabari Brown, Hickey was again fouled. Hickey sank two more free throws with 17 seconds left to push LSU ahead 76-71.
    
Shavon Coleman led LSU (12-5, 3-2) with a season-high 19 points. Johnny O'Bryant added 16 points, while Andre Stringer had 12. Jordan Mickey scored 14 points and grabbed 13 rebounds.
    
Brown had a career-high 28 points for Missouri (14-4, 2-3). Jordan Clarkson contributed 19 points, while Earnest Ross had 16.

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