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Lady Tigers fall in NCAA Tourney, 73-64

1 year 10 months 3 days ago March 21, 2015 Mar 21, 2015 Saturday, March 21 2015 March 21, 2015 7:19 PM in LSU Sports
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Courtney Williams had 17 points and 12 rebounds, Alisia Jenkins added 15 points and No. 6 seed South Florida beat 11th-seed LSU 73-64 in an NCAA Tournament first round game Saturday night.

Next up for South Florida (27-7) in the second round Monday night is No. 3 seed Louisville (26-6), which forced 38 turnovers in defeating 14th-seed BYU 86-53 earlier Saturday.

Danielle Ballard scored 17 points and DaShawn Harden had 16 for LSU (17-14).

Laura Ferreira hit consecutive 3-pointers in the opening minute of the second half to put South Florida up 44-32. Jenkins then made it 46-32 on a layup.

Harden made a pair of 3's that trimmed the LSU deficit to 48-40 3 1-2 minutes into the second half. But South Florida pulled away.

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