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LSU falls on the road to Georgia, 91-78

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Posted: Feb 6, 2014 9:36 PM
Updated: Feb 7, 2014 9:22 AM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: LSU, basketball, Georgia, UGA, college basketball, Nemanja Djurisic

ATHENS, Ga. - Nemanja Djurisic scored 17 points and Georgia never trailed while snapping a three-game losing streak with its 91-78 win over Louisiana State on Thursday night.

Charles Mann had 16 points and Marcus Thornton had 15 points and 10 rebounds for Georgia (11-10, 5-4 Southeastern Conference).

LSU's Johnny O'Bryant III, who was averaging 21.6 points over his last five games, was held to nine points, all but three coming in the final 6 minutes. O'Bryant fouled out with 58.3 seconds remaining.

Andre Stringer and Jordan Mickey each had 19 points for LSU (14-7, 5-4 SEC). Jarell Martin had 15.

Georgia, which was held under 70 points in its three straight losses, topped 90 points for only the second time this season by making a season-high 60 percent of its shots (27 of 45) from the field.

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