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

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Alabama vs. LSU: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Alabama 94
(18-9, 5-6 away)
LSU 97
(16-9, 13-2 home)
Venue: Pete Maravich Center
1:45PM ET / 10:45AM PT, February 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Alabama 36 33 94
LSU 31 38 97
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Alabama T Releford 36 R Cooper 9 T Releford 3
LSU J O`Bryant III 24 C Carmouche 11 A Hickey 7

In a high-scoring affair, Alabama dropped a close one to LSU 97-94 in triple overtime. The loss evens the season series between the two teams at 1-1. Trevor Releford put up a remarkable 36 points and five rebounds (3 Ast 3 Stl) in the Crimson Tide loss. Rodney Cooper had 18 points and added nine rebounds. Charles Carmouche recorded a double-double for the Tigers on 20 points and 11 rebounds. Next up for Alabama (18-9, 10-4 SEC) is Auburn (9-17, 3-10 SEC) on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at home.

Alabama Game Notes

  • The last time Alabama started the season 18-9 was 2011.
  • Alabama has played in one overtime game this season. Over the last five seasons, the Crimson Tide have played in 10 overtime games with a record of 6-4.
  • The Crimson Tide have been unlucky five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Alabama is 29-30 in close games.
  • When the opposition records nine or more steals this season, Alabama has lost 75 percent of the time (1-3).
  • The Crimson Tide set season highs for field goals made (35) and total points (94).
  • The last time Alabama recorded at least 94 total points was Jan 26, 2008 against Auburn.
  • Alabama has turned the ball over less than their opponents for the past five games.
  • This is the fifth loss of the season where the Crimson Tide opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • Trevor Releford recorded a team season high in points with 36 and field goals made with 14.
  • Rodney Cooper tallied a team season high in field goals attempted with 22.
  • Trevor Releford accounted for 38.2 percent of the team's points.
  • Trevor Releford has led the team in scoring in 11 out of 27 games this season.
  • Rodney Cooper has led the team in rebounding in 10 out of 27 games this season.
  • This marks the ninth 20-point game of Trevor Releford's career.
  • Trevor Releford had career highs with 36 points, 14 field goals made, and a 100 percent three-point percentage.
  • Trevor Lacey has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Rodney Cooper has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Levi Randolph.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for Moussa Gueye.

LSU Game Notes

  • The Tigers won this one, but have lost five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, LSU is 26-24 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Johnny O`Bryant III and Charles Carmouche) accounted for 45.3 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Charles Carmouche and Johnny O`Bryant III) accounted for 44.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III has led the team in scoring eight times in 25 games this season.
  • This marks the sixth 20-point game of Charles Carmouche's career.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Charles Carmouche.
  • Charles Carmouche recorded a double-double. It was the second of his career.
  • Charles Carmouche set career highs with 11 rebounds and nine defensive rebounds.
  • This marks the sixth 20-point game of Johnny O`Bryant III's career.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III has 11 straight double-digit point games.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III recorded a double-double. It was his 12th this season and 14th of his career.
  • Anthony Hickey has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Anthony Hickey set a career high with seven assists.
  • Andre Stringer set a career high with a 100 percent three-point percentage.
Bama PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Trevor Releford503653301
ARodney Cooper421892001
B-Trevor Lacey431122303
CNick Jacobs381050003
CMoussa Gueye17230111
CLevi Randolph25431000
CAndrew Steele36511011
D+Devonta Pollard13400000
D+Retin Obasohan11420003
LSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+C. Carmouche5420113201
A+J. O`Bryant III5124103014
AAnthony Hickey421357505
AShavon Coleman361781122
B+Andre Stringer331044001
CMalik Morgan22611111
C-Corban Collins14220000
D+A. Del Piero14220001
-Jalen Courtney9300001

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