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Tigers match season-long win streak, beat American 79-51

6 years 5 months 3 days ago Wednesday, December 23 2015 Dec 23, 2015 December 23, 2015 8:05 AM December 23, 2015 in LSU Sports
Source: AP
By: AP

BATON ROUGE  - Ben Simmons scored 23 points as LSU pulled away in the second half for a 79-51 victory against American on Tuesday night.

Simmons, who had six assists and three steals, was 8 of 13 from the field and 7 of 9 from the foul line. He scored nine in the first seven minutes of the second half when the Tigers (7-4) extended their lead to 22 points.

Craig Victor II scored 12 of his season-high 14 points in the first half, Aaron Epps finished with 11 points and Keith Hornsby added 10 for LSU.

Jesse Reed led American (2-9) with 12 points. James Washington scored 11.

American controlled the pace early and led 26-22 with 6:33 in the first half. The Tigers scored the next 12 points, including four apiece by Epps and Victor, and led the rest of the way.

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