LSU cruises to 71-60 win over Alabama
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Jordan Mickey scored 24 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as LSU ended a two-game losing streak with a 71-60 victory against Alabama in a Southeastern Conference game Saturday.
Mickey, who collected his 14th double-double of the season, was 7-of-11 from the field and made a season-high 10 foul shots. Jarell Martin scored 16 points for the Tigers (17-6, 6-4), who never trailed. Tim Quarterman added 15 points, while Keith Hornsby had 10.
Alabama (14-9, 4-6), which made only five field goals over the last nine minutes, was led by Levi Randolph, who scored 17 points. Shannon Hale had 13 points. Freshman Riley Norris had his first double-double with 12 points and a season-high 12 rebounds.
The Tide shot just 24 percent from the field in the first half (7-of-29), yet it trailed by just 10 points at halftime.
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