College Station, TX (Sports Network) - Charles Carmouche paced all scorers
with 20 points to lead the LSU Tigers to a stellar 68-57 road victory over the
Texas A&M Aggies in an SEC clash at Reed Arena.
Carmouche shot 9-of-15 from the field and also added five rebounds and five
assists for LSU (18-10, 9-8 SEC), which has won three of four. Johnny O'Bryant
III went for 11 points and 10 rebounds for his 13th double-double of the
season, while Andre Stringer chipped in 10 points.
For Texas A&M (17-13, 7-10), Ray Turner contributed 16 points and 13 rebounds,
Fabyon Harris put up 12 points off the bench, while Elston Turner and Alex
Caruso chipped in 11 and 10 points, respectively.
LSU shot a modest 41.7 percent from the field in the first half, but it
managed to take a 27-25 lead at intermission by holding Texas A&M to only 38.5
percent shooting in the opening 20 minutes.
The Tigers used an 18-4 run early in the second half to pull away.
Texas A&M was plagued by 18 turnovers, while LSU coughed the ball up just 11
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