Georgia Defeats LSU, 67-58
Johnny O’Bryant III
The LSU Tiger men’s basketball team dropped their fourth-consecutive SEC game, falling to the Georgia Bulldogs, 67-58, on Saturday evening, in Athens, Georgia.
Georgia led at the half, 33-29, and then outscored LSU, 34-29, in the second half, to grab the nine-point win.
The Tigers out-rebounded the Bulldogs, 35-28, but were out-shot, 47%-36%, and turned the basketball over 21 times.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope led Georgia in scoring, pouring in a game-high 22 points, while Johnny O’Bryant III paced LSU in a losing cause, with 16 points.
With the victory, the Bulldogs improved to 7-10 overall, and 1-3 in SEC play, while the Tigers fell to 9-6 overall, and 0-4 in league play.
LSU returns to action on Wednesday evening, when they host Texas A&M.