LSU misses another opportunity, falls to Wake Forest 77-71
BATON ROUGE - Bryant Crawford scored 19 points and Devin Thomas added 16 as Wake Forest rallied in the final minutes to pull away and beat LSU 77-71 on Tuesday night.
Josh Gray's layup gave LSU a 60-59 lead with 3:50 remaining, and a 3-pointer by Konstantinos Mitoglou put Wake Forest on top for good at 62-60. The Tigers did not make another field goal until a dunk by Ben Simmons with 34 seconds left pulled LSU to 74-68.
Mitoglou finished with 13 points and Cornelius Hudson added 12 for the Demon Deacons (9-3), who have won five of six on the road. Codi Miller-McIntyre chipped in two points with 12 rebounds.
Simmons led LSU (7-5) with 21 points and 12 rebounds. Craig Victor II had season-highs with 19 points and eight rebounds. Keith Hornsby added 13 points for the Tigers.