YEAR IN REVIEW: 2006-07 Women's Hoops

A look back at the 2006-07 LSU Lady Tigers game by game.

The 2006-07 Season: LSU Lady Tigers Game-By-Game

LSU: 30-8, 10-4 SEC (T-3rd)
Home: 13-2; Road: 9-4; Neutral: 9-2
Vs. Top 25: 6-7; Vs. Top 10: 3-2


Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006
No. 10 LSU 64, West Virginia 25
Maravich Center
Baton Rouge, La.
No. 10 LSU used a 33-0 run in the middle of the game on their way to a 64-25 victory over West Virginia in the season opener and the first game of the Basketball Travelers Classic.
Record: 1-0

Monday, Nov. 13, 2006
No. 10 LSU 88, Howard 44
Maravich Center
Baton Rouge, La.
Sylvia Fowles 18 points and 14 rebounds led the 10th-ranked LSU women's basketball team to an 88-44 victory over Howard in the Basketball Travelers Classic.
Record: 2-0

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006
No. 10 LSU 70, Howard 40
Maravich Center
Baton Rouge, La.
The Lady Tigers, led by tournament MVP Sylvia Fowles with a game-high 14 points and eight rebounds, won the 2006 Basketball Travelers Classic in convincing fashion with a 70-40 victory over Virginia Tech in the title game.
Record: 3-0

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2006
No. 10 LSU 65, UL-Lafayette 31
Maravich Center
Baton Rouge, La.
Junior center Sylvia Fowles posted another double double on Thursday evening, as the No. 10 LSU women's basketball team completed an undefeated four-game home-stand to start the season, 65-31, over UL-Lafayette.
Record: 4-0

Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006
No. 10 LSU 59, Tulane 39
Fogelman Arena
New Orleans, La.
Sylvia Fowles' record-breaking performance and a second half surge lifted No. 10 to a 59-39 victory over Tulane in Fogleman Arena. Fowles scored a game-high 21 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and blocked three shots to lead the Lady Tigers and her second block of the game lifted the Miami, Fla., native to the career record at LSU with 179 blocks.
Record: 5-0

Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006
No. 15 Baylor 64, No. 9 LSU 60
The Farrell Center
Waco, Texas
No. 9 LSU dropped a heartbreaker, 64-60, to No. 15 Baylor in the Farrell Center. Sylvia Fowles missed a 10 foot jumper with one minute to play that would have tied the score. Baylor then connected on four of six free throw attempts in the final minute.
Record: 5-1

Friday, Nov. 24, 2006
No. 9 LSU 61, Tulsa 37
UTSA Convocation Center
San Antonio, Texas
No. 9 LSU opened the second half with a 28-0 run to pull away from Tulsa in a 61-37 victory in the first game of the University of Texas-San Antonio Thanksgiving Classic.
Record: 6-1

Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006
No. 9 LSU 105, Eastern Washington 52
UTSA Convocation Center
San Antonio, Texas
Ninth-ranked LSU came out of its offensive shell in a 105-52 victory over Eastern Washington in the final game of the UTSA Thanksgiving Classic. Record: 7-1

Monday, Nov. 27, 2006
No. 11 LSU 65, New Orleans 45
Human Performance Center
New Orleans, La.
Sylvia Fowles and Erica White's performances led 11th-ranked LSU to a 65-45 victory over New Orleans to complete a five-game road swing.
Record: 8-1

Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006
No. 11 LSU 80, Detroit 44
Maravich Center
Baton Rouge, La.
No. 11 LSU returned to the Maravich Center for the first time in 16 days and won its fourth-straight game, 80-44, over Detroit.
Record: 9-1

Sunday, Dec. 10, 2006
No. 9 LSU 75, No. 5 Ohio State 51
Maravich Center
Baton Rouge, La.
Behind smothering defense and a tenacious offensive attack, No. 9 LSU dominated No. 5 Ohio State, 75-51, in front of the sixth-largest crowd in Maravich Center.
Record: 10-1

Sunday, Dec. 17, 2006
No. 7 LSU 65, No. 18 Michigan State 50
Breslin Center
East Lansing, Mich.
Quianna Chaney scored a career-high 24 points and Sylvia Fowles had 21 points and 14 rebounds to lead No. 7 LSU to a 65-50 victory over No. 17 Michigan State.
Record: 11-1

Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006
No. 7 LSU 83, McNeese State 28
Maravich Center
Baton Rouge, La.
Sylvia Fowles scored 18 of her game-high 20 points in the first half, as the 7th-ranked Lady Tigers defeated McNeese State, 83-28.
Record: 12-1

Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006
No. 6 LSU 61, Louisiana Tech 44
New Orleans Arena
New Orleans, La.
Sylvia Fowles scored all 18 of her points in the second half, as No. 6 LSU defeated Louisiana Tech in the inaugural Katrina Relief Basketball Classic, 61-44.
Record: 13-1

Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007
No. 6 LSU 60, South Florida 48
Sun Dome
Tampa Bay, La.
No. 6 LSU overcame a 14-point first half deficit to overtake South Florida, 60-48.
Record: 14-1

Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007
No. 6 LSU 57, No. 15 Georgia 55
Maravich Center
Baton Rouge, La.
A 20 point and 12 rebound performance from All-American Sylvia Fowles led the No. 6 LSU in a thrilling come-from-behind, 57-55, victory over No. 15 Georgia.
Record: 15-1

Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007
Ole Miss 77, No. 5 LSU 74
Tad Smith Coliseum
Oxford, Miss.
Sylvia Fowles scored 25 points and grabbed 19 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Ole Miss upset No. 5 LSU 77-74.
Record: 15-2

Sunday, Jan. 14, 2007
No. 5 LSU 77, Miss. State 50
Humphrey Coliseum
Starkville, Miss.
Four players scored in double figures led by Sylvia Fowles 16 points to lift the Lady Tigers to a 77-50 victory at Mississippi State.
Record: 16-2

Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007
No. 8 LSU 76, Kentucky 58
Maravich Center
Baton Rouge, La.
No. 8 LSU forced 17 first-half turnovers and led by as many as 31 points before putting away Kentucky, 76-58.
Record: 17-2

Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007
No. 8 LSU 61, Alabama 45
Coleman Coliseum
Tuscaloosa, Ala.
No. 8 LSU used a 12-0 run midway through the second to pull away from Alabama and went on to win, 61-45.
Record: 18-2

Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007
No. 8 LSU 70, Arkansas 53
Maravich Center
Baton Rouge, La.
The 8th-ranked Lady Tigers scored the first eight points of the second half to build a 19-point lead and never looked back, as the Lady Tigers defeated Arkansas, 70-53.
Record: 19-2

Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007
No. 8 LSU 65, Auburn 45
Maravich Center
Baton Rouge, La.
Behind a 19-point, 20-rebound effort by All-American Sylvia Fowles, No. 8 LSU won its 20th game of the season, 65-45.
Record: 20-2

Thursday, Feb. 1, 2007
No. 14 Georgia 53, No. 7 LSU 51
Stegeman Coliseum
Athens, Ga.
Quianna Chaney scored 20 points and Sylvia Fowles posted a double double but Georgia upset No. 7 LSU on a last second shot 53-51.
Record: 20-3

Sunday, Feb. 4, 2007
No. 7 LSU 49, South Carolina 46
Colonial Center
Columbia, S.C.
Sylvia Fowles scored 23 points as No. 7 LSU clawed its way past pesky South Carolina 59-46.
Record: 21-3

Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007
No. 7 LSU 79, Florida 66
Maravich Center
Baton Rouge, La.
All 12 Lady Tigers scored, as No. 7 LSU shot 50 percent from the field built a double-digit halftime lead and held back Florida, 79-66.
Record: 22-3

Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007
No. 5 Connecticut 72, No. 7 LSU 71
Maravich Center
Baton Rouge, La.
Porsha Phillips' foot was on the three-point line when her would-be tying jumper swished the net at the buzzer, allowing No. 5 Connecticut to edge No. 7-ranked LSU, 72-71.
Record: 22-4

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2007
No. 7 LSU 86, Arkansas 65
Bud Walton Arena
Fayetteville, Ark.
The 7th-ranked Lady Tigers used a 24-0 run in the second half to pull away from Arkansas in an 86-65.
Record: 23-4

Monday, Feb. 19, 2007
No. 2 Tennessee 56, No. 7 LSU 51
Maravich Center
Baton Rouge, La.
No. 7 LSU was able to battle back from a halftime deficit, but in the end No. 2 Tennessee prevailed for a 56-51 victory.
Record: 23-5

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007
No. 12 Vanderbilt 68, No. 7 LSU 58
Memorial Gym
Nashville, Tenn.
Vanderbilt's 9-0 run late in the game lifted the 12th-ranked Commodores to a 68-58 win over 7th-ranked LSU.
Record: 23-6

Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007
No. 7 LSU 70, Alabama 27
Maravich Center
Baton Rouge, La.
After losing 3-of-4 games to Top 12 teams in the past two weeks, No. 7 LSU polished its game and bruised Alabama, 70-27.
Record: 24-6

Friday, March 2, 2007
No. 11 LSU 52, Ole Miss 46
Arena at Gwinnett Center
Duluth, Ga.
Fourth-seeded LSU held off fierce rally by fifth-seed Ole Miss to avenge a loss earlier in the season and advance in the Southeastern Conference Tournament, 52-46.
Record: 25-6

Saturday, March 3, 2007
No. 11 LSU 63, No. 2 Tennessee 54
Arena at Gwinnett Center
Duluth, Ga.
For the second time in as many days, No. 11 LSU a regular-season loss, as the Lady Tigers knocked off No. 2 Tennessee, 63-54, to advance to the SEC Tournament title game.
Record: 26-6

Sunday, March 4, 2007
No. 13 Vanderbilt 51, No. 11 LSU 45
Arena at Gwinnett Center
Duluth, Ga.
In the Southeastern Conference Tournament final, No. 13 Vanderbilt held No. 12 LSU without a basket in the last 6:03 and pulled away in the final minute, 51-45.
Record: 26-7


Saturday, March 17, 2007
No. 10 LSU 77, UNC-Asheville 39
Frank Erwin Center
Austin, Texas
Third-seeded LSU forced 25 turnovers and held No. 14-seeded UNC Asheville to 27-percent shooting, as the Lady Tigers advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament, 77-39.
Record: 27-7

Monday, March 19, 2007
No. 10 LSU 49, West Virginia 43
Frank Erwin Center
Austin, Texas
Sylvia Fowles scored 21 points and No. 3 LSU rallied from 11 points down in the final 12 minutes to earn its fifth-straight trip to the Sweet 16, 49-43, over No. 11-seed West Virginia.
Record: 28-7

Saturday, March 24, 2007
No. 10 LSU 55, Florida State 43
SaveMart Center
Fresno, Calif.
Quianna Chaney scored eight of her 22 points in a 10-0 run to start the second half, as the LSU women's basketball team ran away from Florida State, 55-43.
Record: 29-7

Monday, March 26, 2007
No. 10 LSU 73, Connecticut 50
SaveMart Center
Fresno, Calif.
Sylvia Fowles dominated top-seeded Connecticut, leading her third-seeded LSU women's basketball team to its fourth-consecutive Women's Final Four, 73-50.
Record: 30-7

Sunday, April 1, 2007
No. 19 Rutgers 59, No. 10 LSU 39
SaveMart Center
Fresno, Calif.
Rutgers hit 8-of-10 three pointers in the first half to take an 18-point lead and never looked back, as the Scarlet Knights handed LSU its fourth-consecutive Women's Final Four loss, 59-35.
Record: 30-8


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