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LSU defeats Vanderbilt in OT 79-75

3 years 8 months 3 weeks ago Saturday, January 24 2015 Jan 24, 2015 January 24, 2015 7:30 PM January 24, 2015 in Sports
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tim Quarterman scored six of his 12 points in overtime, helping LSU rally and beat Vanderbilt 79-75 Saturday for the Tigers' second straight win.

LSU (15-4, 4-2 Southeastern Conference) trailed by as much eight in the second half before scoring the final three points of regulation, the last a free throw by Jordan Mickey with 1:07 left to force overtime. Quarterman then scored the first bucket in overtime, giving LSU its first lead since late in the first half.

The Commodores tied it for the ninth time at 73 on Riley LaChance's jumper, and Quarterman answered with a jumper and two free throws to clinch LSU's fourth straight win over Vanderbilt.

Shelton Mitchell missed a tying jumper with 3.6 seconds, and the Commodores (11-8, 1-5) lost their fifth straight.

Mickey finished with 25 points for LSU. Jarell Martin added 19, Keith Hornsby 11 and Jalyn Patterson 10.

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