The Tigers welcomed Big Blue Nation into the PMAC Tuesday night for a primetime SEC matchup and pulled off the home upset 87-82. Johnny O'Bryant paced LSU (13-6, 4-3) with a game-high 29 points and nine rebounds.
Junior forward Johnny O'Bryant found his All-SEC form from a season ago, leading LSU
(13-6, 4-3) to an 87-82 home upset of No. 11 Kentucky
(15-5, 5-2) Tuesday night in the PMAC.
O'Bryant finished the contest with a game-high 29 points, nine rebounds (five offensive), two blocks and a steal in 33 minutes.
The Tigers, which shot 51% from the field, also got a solid all-around effort from senior Shavon Coleman, who posted 14 points, nine rebounds and five assists.
LSU was able to hold Kentucky to 44% shooting and limited star freshman Julius Randle to only six points, well below his 16.6 ppg average.
The Tigers never trailed in the ballgame, getting out to a 22-6 lead in the first half after Johnny Jones tinkered with his starting lineup, opting to go big and swapping out Malik Morgan for Jarell Martin.
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