Old Spice Classic - LSU Downs Butler 70-68 - Match Report
LSU grabbed a 70-68 win over Butler on Sunday, behind a 17-point effort from Johnny O'Bryant III at HP Field House.
LSU won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 3.5-point spread.
LSU got 12 points from Jordan Mickey and another 12 points from Jarell Martin. Andre Stringer contributed 5 assists, while Johnny O'Bryant III cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Butler got a 20-point performance from Kellen Dunham, who was supported by 17 points from Khyle Marshall. Alex Barlow had 4 assists in a losing cause for Butler, while Kameron Woods grabbed 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Butler were victorious, as the score was 27-26 at the break.
Butler won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-36.