Simmons Shined But LSU Fizzled in Marquette Loss

LSU fell 81-80 to Marquette Monday night in Brooklyn.

Depsite a ridiculous stat line - 21 points, 20 rebounds and seven assists - from freshman phenom Ben SimmonsLSU dropped its opener in the Progressive Legends Classic 81-80 to Marquette, previously 1-2 with a lopsided loss to Iowa.

The Tigers fall to 3-1 and will take on NC State Tuesday late afternoon in the third place game in Brooklyn while rekindling a game that sent the Bayou Bengals packing from the NCAA Tournament last March in Pittsburgh.

TSD's Ben Love discusses Simmons and the Tigers in the above video.

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