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No. 22 Rutgers fends off LSU 64-57

2 years 1 month 4 weeks ago November 22, 2014 Nov 22, 2014 Saturday, November 22 2014 November 22, 2014 3:59 PM in LSU Sports
Source: Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. - Tyler Scaife scored 16 points and Rachel Hollivay and Briyona Canty added 13 each as no. 22 Rutgers used a 9-3 run late in the game to break away from stubborn LSU on Saturday.

Canty scored twice, Hollivay added a three-point play in the flurry and Betnijah Laney also scored. Laney finished with a double-double in the third straight game, also snaring a career-high 16 rebounds.

With the win and UConn's loss to Stanford, the Scarlet Knights (3-0) own the longest active win streak at nine games.

LSU (2-3) had 10 players score, led by DaShawn Harden's season-best 15 points and four 3-pointers. The Tigers hit only 20 of 63 field goals (31.7 percent) and turned the ball over 21 times.

Rutgers picked up 12 steals - Canty, Scaife and Kahleah Copper each had three.

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