LSU Defeats Mississippi State 92-81 - Recap

LSU Defeats Mississippi State 92-81 - Recap

Jarell Martin scored 20 points leading LSU to a 92-81 victory over Mississippi State at Pete Maravich Assembly Center on Wednesday.

LSU won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 15-point spread.

Jordan Mickey had 19 points for LSU and Shavon Coleman chipped in with 18 points. Johnny O'Bryant III had 5 assists for them, while Jarell Martin was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Mississippi State got 33 points from Craig Sword in a losing cause and another 11 points from Trivante Bloodman. Craig Sword contributed 3 assists for them, while Gavin Ware had 11 rebounds.

LSU led at halftime, 42-31.

The rebound battle favored LSU as they grabbed 34 boards, while Mississippi State only had 30.