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Alabama Falls to No. 4 LSU, 89-51

Alabama Falls to No. 4 LSU, 89-51

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. –  The Alabama women’s basketball fell 89-51 to No. 4/4 LSU on Monday inside Coleman Coliseum with the help of a dominant second quarter from the Tigers.

Alabama (15-5, 4-3 SEC) was led by Brittany Davis, who tallied her 16th consecutive game in double figures with an 11-point performance in addition to adding seven boards and a steal. Sarah Ashlee Barker recorded nine points, four boards and a steal, while Loyal McQueen had eight points and two assists off the bench. Jada Riced added nine rebounds and two blocks to the night.

Jasmine Walker, LaDazhia Williams and Alexis Morris combined to score 54 points for LSU (20-0, 8-0 SEC) in the game.  Walker posted 20 points, seven boards and a steal while Williams had 17 points, 10 boards and two blocks and Morris had 17 points, and seven assists. Angel Reese added 14 points and 10 rebounds to the win.

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” First thing I want to do is really thank all the Greeks and Crimson Chaos and the community for coming out tonight to support us. (It was a) really great crowd. We hope they’ll keep coming back.

“We’ve had better nights. I just want to thank everybody that came out. We hope we can build on that here down the stretch with some really good home games. So credit LSU. I thought they shot the ball really well and had balance throughout the score sheet. Have to pick ourselves up and move forward, and focus at midnight like we always say. Good and bad, we reset, have the toughness and character to move forward.”

Game Stats

  • Davis scored double figures for the 16th– consecutive game and 18th time this season
  • Rice has tallied 50 blocks this season to tie for seventh all-time at UA for season blocks
  • Rice led the team in boards with nine, while Karly Weathers paced the team in steals
  • The win snapped a three-game winning streak by the Tide against SEC foes
  • Alabama shot a season-low 29.2 percent from the floor and 18.5 percent from distance
  • LSU was 48.6 percent from the field and 44.4 percent from beyond the arc

How It Happened

  • A three and a jumper from Aaliyah Nye paced the Tide through the first media timeout as UA trailed 11-7 (4:20)
  • A layup from Barker coming out of the timeout made it a one possession game (11-9) but an 8-2 run to close the quarter moved the Tigers out to an eight-point advantage (19-11)
  • LSU opened the second stanza with a 14-0…

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