BIMINI, Bahamas – Jasmine Carson, Flau’jae Johnson, and Heavenly messenger Reese recorded two serves as No. 12 LSU wrapped up their excursion to the Bahamas on Saturday with a 99-64 win over UAB at Door Christian Foundation.
Carson recorded the primary twofold of her calling, as she scored 12 focuses and had a vocation high 12 rebounds for her. Reese stood out with 25 places and had 10 bounce back for his seventh consecutive twofold in seven games as a Tiger. Johnson, the twofold pick of the week protecting the SEC interestingly, kept the following twofold of hers in three games with 19 spots and a profession high 13 sheets.
The Tigers (7-0) will be back at the PMAC on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. CT as assumed by the Southeastern Louisiana Lions.
Alexis Morris scored a season-high 19 points as he advanced after halftime with 13 places in the final two quarters. Saya Smith was the fifth Tiger to score in double figures, as she added 11 on Sunday’s hit, along with grabbing 7 rebounds.
The Coats were driven by Denim Deshields and Desiree Product with 14 and 12 seats, individually. UAB entered the game averaging 10.8 3-pointers made per game, however, the Tigers restricted the Jackets to just 4 shooting from the center.
Reese opened the game with six straight unanswered points to take a 6-0 lead through the first two minutes. UAB responded with a pair of 3-pointers to make it 13-10 for LSU, the smallest lead of the game for the Tigers. A 12-4 run by Tiger extended LSU’s lead as Reese had 12 strikes in seven minutes of play. LSU shot 77 percent from the field and led the Coats by 10 after the main quarter, 27-17.
The Coats couldn’t stop Reese when he overwhelmed the post and added five extra methodologies in the initial two minutes of the subsequent quarter. A 14-2 pass down the center of the quarter gave LSU a critical lead with three minutes to play before the half. Morris completed the half with a free toss when he was fouled on his initial three of the game. The Tigers headed into the half with a 48-29 lead.
Generally, a piece of the LSU Officers was eating up bounce back, as Carson had a bounce back high 8 in the principal half alone and Johnson had 9, one short of his vocation high. Reese stood out with 17 places and was 80% from the field before the half.
LSU started the final part hot, with a 7-0 disagreement in the first 1:05 of the second of the fourth quarter when Morris hit a bank shot followed by a three and then located Reese on the fast break for a position. -in to drive a quick break UAB. Carson got the major double of her career when Reese spotted her wide open on a quick break with three minutes left in the second of the fourth quarter. Johnson got the next career double from him in the second of the fourth quarter as LSU entered the fourth quarter with a 77-45 lead.
Morris scored an additional eight points as the Tigers stood their ground and extended their lead during the fourth quarter. The Tigers were just one point shy of the century mark in what could have been the 100-point sixth round of the group at the time.
LSU shot an astounding 43 field goals, as they were 62 percent from the field in contrast to UAB’s 36 percent. The two groups were limited to just 4 triples. The Tigers outscored the Jackets 54-21, with 40 of LSU’s rebounds falling off the cautious glass.