The LSU Tigers increased the intensity throughout the game in an 83-79 win over the Georgia Bulldogs. LSU improves to 21-4 (11-1) and Georgia drops to 10-15 (1-11).
Sophomore guard Tremont Waters finished with a game high 20 points, in addition to a game high five assists. Freshman guard Javonte Smart scored 19, a new career-high. Freshman forward Naz Reid put up 13 points, all in the second half, along with six rebounds. Junior guard Marlon Taylor notched eight points and four rebounds.
Sophomore forward Nicolas Claxton finished with a team high 17 points for Georgia. He also picked up six rebounds and four assists. Sophomore forward Rayshaun Hammonds scored 13 points. Junior guard Jordan Harris picked up 12 points, seven rebounds and three assists.