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Crimson Tide hand Tigers ninth straight loss

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Posted: Feb 17, 2011 10:21 PM
Updated: Feb 17, 2011 10:21 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: LSU, JaMychal, Alabama, Tigers, Crimson Tide, Trent Johnson

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - JaMychal Green scored 18 and Alabama beat LSU 67-56 on Thursday night, giving the Crimson Tide 12 wins in 14 games while extending the Tigers' losing streak to nine.

Trevor Releford had 15 points for Alabama (17-8, 9-2 SEC), sending LSU fans to the exits with his driving floater as he was fouled with 2:12 left that put Alabama ahead 65-56. Tony Mitchell added 13, snapping his string of four-straight games with 20 or more points.

Ralston Turner scored 17 points and Malcolm White 14 for LSU (10-16, 2-9), which stayed close most of the game but was done in by 10 missed free throws and 17 turnovers that the Tide converted into 30 points.

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