LSU vs. Alabama: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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LSU vs. Alabama: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
LSU 57
(13-8, 2-6 away)
Alabama 60
(15-8, 11-3 home)
Venue: Coleman Coliseum
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, February 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
LSU 21 36 57
Alabama 27 33 60
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
LSU J O`Bryant III 22 J O`Bryant III 11 A Hickey 4
Alabama N Jacobs 15 T Lacey 7 A Steele 4

LSU faced off with Alabama on Saturday, February 9th and suffered a close loss to the Crimson Tide 60-57 in conference play. Johnny O`Bryant III earned a double-double in a losing effort including a career-high 22 points and 11 rebounds. Anthony Hickey also had a decent outing, scoring eight points and adding four rebounds (4 Ast 3 Stl). For the Crimson Tide, Nick Jacobs got a team-high 15 points and five rebounds. LSU (13-8, 4-6 SEC) takes on South Carolina (12-10, 2-7 SEC) on Thursday, February 14th on the road.

LSU Game Notes

  • LSU started 13-8 during the 2006, 2004, and 2002 seasons (since 1996).
  • LSU beat the spread by five points. That makes the 8th time this season the Tigers have beaten the spread.
  • The Tigers have been unlucky five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, LSU is 25-24 in close games.
  • LSU has lost 75 percent of the time this season (1-3) after recording 21 or fewer field goals made.
  • When the opposition records 43 or more rebounds this season, LSU has lost 75 percent of the time (1-3).
  • LSU set season lows for blocks (zero), steals (three), and three-pointers (four).
  • The Tigers have recorded more assists than their opponents for the past five games.
  • LSU has recorded fewer blocks than their opponents for the past six games.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III accounted for 38.5 percent of the team's points.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III accounted for 30.5 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III has led the team in scoring five times and in rebounding 10 times in 21 games this season.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Johnny O`Bryant III's career.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III recorded a double-double. It was his ninth this season and 11th of his career.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III had career highs with 22 points and nine field goals made.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Shavon Coleman.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Malik Morgan.

Alabama Game Notes

  • The Crimson Tide won this one, but have lost four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Alabama is 29-29 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Nick Jacobs and Trevor Releford) accounted for 45.0 percent of the points.
  • Nick Jacobs has led the team in scoring three times in 23 games this season.
  • Trevor Lacey has led the team in rebounding five times in 23 games this season.
  • Rodney Cooper has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Moussa Gueye.
LSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJ. O`Bryant III3522112005
B+Anthony Hickey39844301
BShavon Coleman261140000
C+Malik Morgan25721000
CC. Carmouche23372003
CAndre Stringer32622001
-A. Del Piero6030001
D-Shane Hammink11000000
Bama PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ANick Jacobs191550031
BRodney Cooper281061000
B-Levi Randolph241041000
B-Trevor Releford361222203
C+Trevor Lacey31770212
C+Andrew Steele23454002
C+Moussa Gueye20240041
CRetin Obasohan12011210
-Devonta Pollard7020001

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