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Final

(19) LSU 67

(18-8, 7-6 SEC)

Georgia 71

(18-8, 6-7 SEC)

7:00 PM ET, February 20, 2014

Stegeman Coliseum, Athens, Georgia

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#19LSU 27 4067
UGA 36 3571

Top Performers

LSU: T. Plaisance 29 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Stl

Georgia: E. Ford 20 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Georgia jumps to lead, hangs on in upset of No. 19 LSU

Associated Press

ATHENS, Ga. -- Erika Ford had 20 points Thursday night as Georgia jumped to a big lead early and repelled a late challenge to defeat No. 19 LSU 71-67.

Shacobia Barbee made two free throws to put Georgia (18-8, 6-7 SEC) up by four with 14 seconds left, and LSU (18-8, 7-6) didn't get another shot from there.

Jeanne Keeney's 3-pointer for LSU made it 69-67 with 24 seconds left.

After LSU took an early 4-2 lead, Georgia scored 20 straight points, capped by Barbee's 3-pointer for a 22-4 lead with 9:53 left in the first half. Barbee finished with 13 points, nine rebounds and five assists.

LSU closed within 57-55 with 4:14 left. The Lady Tigers cut the deficit down to two points four more times but never got closer.

Theresa Plaisance had 29 points and eight rebounds to lead LSU. Kenney scored 17, and Danielle Ballard added 11.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LSU
UGA
Points 67 71
FG Made-Attempted 25-53 (.472) 26-54 (.481)
3P Made-Attempted 6-17 (.353) 6-17 (.353)
FT Made-Attempted 11-14 (.786) 13-19 (.684)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 19 (0/0)

Game Leaders

 
LSU
UGA
PointsT. Plaisance 29E. Ford 20
ReboundsT. Plaisance 8S. Barbee 9
AssistsJ. Kenney 5S. Barbee 5
StealsT. Plaisance 2T. Griffin 3
BlocksR. Moncrief 1E. Ford 1

2013-14 Season

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