Greatest Games of Seimone Augustus

A look at the top games of Augustus' illustrious career at LSU.

The games are listed in chronological order as they happened and each has some significance in terms of the outcome or the magnitude of the game.

Augustus averaged just less than 20 points per game, 18.8 points to be exact. She scored 30 points in only five games in her career. Ironically, all five games came away from the Pete Maravich Center and her career-high game of 35 points was in a losing effort earlier this season at Florida.

At any rate, here is a trip down memory lane at the top performances throughout Augustus' 132-game career at LSU. Will she add another historical performance as the Lady Tigers vie for the elusive national title.

March 22, 2002

LSU 78, Arizona 71 (OT)

McHale Center – Tucson, Ariz.

Was there any doubt about Seimone Augustus? In her debut as a Lady Tiger, the freshman phenom went 12 of 17 from the floor scoring a game high 27 points as LSU went on the road and escaped Arizona with a 78-71 overtime victory. Augustus played 40 minutes in that game and went on to be named National Freshman of the Year.

March 22, 2004

LSU 71, Texas 55

Bank of America Arena – Seattle, Wash.

A huge underdog to the same Texas team that ousted the Lady Tigers from the Elite Eight a year earlier, LSU exacted revenge on the No. 1 seed dumping the Lady Longhorns in a rout 71-55. Seimone Augustus was 14 of 19 from the floor scoring 29 points as the Lady Tigers advanced to the Elite Eight for the second year in a row.

March 24, 2004

LSU 62, Georgia 60

Bank of America Arena – Seattle, Wash.

A game Seimone Augustus herself stated was the best of her career, the super sophomore tied her career high set two days earlier scoring 29 points as LSU advanced to the program's first-ever Final Four. Augustus was 12 of 19 from the floor, 2 of 2 from the three-point line and logged eight rebounds in the victory.

Nov. 30, 2004

LSU 77, North Texas 51

Pete Maravich Center – Baton Rouge, La.

Perfection! It was one of those games Seimone Augustus needed to be reminded about because she never realized her feat the first time. Augustus was a perfect 11 of 11 from the floor as LSU routed North Texas. She shot no free throws and scored a cool 22 points.

Nov. 14, 2004

LSU 71, Baylor 70

Frank Erwin Center – Austin, Texas

It might have been a bit of foreshadowing, but Seimone Augustus scored a career-high 33 points, including the game-winning shot, as LSU nipped Baylor 71-70. The Lady Tigers led by 19 points at the half but struggled down the stretch to get the win. The Lady Bears came back to beat LSU in the national semifinals en route to a national title.

Jan. 22, 2006

LSU 65, Georgia 64

Stegeman Coliseum – Athens, Ga.

In a critical road matchup as LSU chased its second league title, Seimone Augustus drained a game-winning jumper with 11 seconds left to knock off a stunned Georgia team. Augustus was an impressive 10 of 12 from the floor for 24 points.

Feb. 9, 2006

LSU 72, Tennessee 69

Thompson-Boling Arena – Knoxville, Tenn.

A date that will go down as one of the most memorable in Lady Tiger hoops history, LSU won for the first time ever on the home floor of the Lady Volunteers. Seimone Augustus had a huge night going 10 of 20 from the floor, scoring 32 points with five rebounds. She missed a pair of late free throws that would have given her a career high.

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