The LSU Tigers’ tournament hopes were all but dashed on Thursday night with a 91-78 loss to the Georgia Bulldogs.
The Bulldogs had four players in double figures, including 17 points off the bench from Nemanja Djurisic. The team shot a collective 60 percent from the floor and was 32-44 from the charity stripe. Marcus Thorton earned a double-double before fouling out late in the second half.
Foul trouble hurt LSU throughout the game. The entire starting lineup had at least four fouls, with Johnny O’Bryant III and Shavon Coleman both fouling out. It became another bad road loss for a team who is considered to be on the bubble for the NCAA tournament.
Five of the Tigers’ nine remaining games are on the road. Two of those include trips to No. 18 Kentucky and No. 3 Florida. They have a tough road ahead if they want to go dancing in March.