Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Hield, Cousins help No. 1 Oklahoma hold off LSU, 77-75

8 months 3 weeks 6 days ago January 30, 2016 Jan 30, 2016 Saturday, January 30 2016 January 30, 2016 5:00 PM in Sports
Source: Associated Press
By: APnewsNow

BATON ROUGE - Buddy Hield made seven of his eight 3-pointers in the second half on his way to a 32-point performance, Isaiah Cousins hit a go-ahead jumper with 4 seconds left and No. 1 Oklahoma overcame a 14-point deficit to escape with a 77-75 victory over LSU on Saturday.

Cousins finished with 18 points and Ryan Spangler scored 16 for the Sooners (18-2), who summoned the composure to rally amid a rabid, packed crowd energized by the Tigers' strong play for much of the game.

LSU didn't go quietly. Antonio Blakeney hit a pair of late 3s, and the second tied it at 75 with 24 seconds left.

Ben Simmons had 14 points for LSU (13-8), including a crowd-pleasing reverse, two-handed dunk. But those same fans were left frustrated, some hurling garbage, when Khadeem Lattin blocked Tim Quarterman to end it.

Quarterman had 18 points.

More News

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
7 Days