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Angel Reese Dominates as LSU Beats Texas A&M

A near triple-double for the Bayou Barbie

LSU Women’s Basketball

Coming into Thursday night, Texas A&M led the country in scoring defense. Leaving Thursday night, LSU dropped 87 points on their head and all five starters scored double-digit points.

LSU strung together its 16th straight win as the Tigers beat A&M 87-70. Angel Reese flirted with a triple-double as she finished with 20 points, 18 rebounds, and a career-best 7 assists.

“I was a point guard when I was younger, so I know where my teammates like the ball,” Reese said. “I try to do as much as possible to get them open looks.”

Texas A&M is tops in the country in scoring defense (48.9 points per game) and second in opposing field goal percentage (31.4 percent) but LSU’s 87 points were the most A&M’s allowed since joining the SEC.

While Reese was the star of the night, Aneesah Morrow led the Tigers in scoring with 21 points. Mikaylah Williams had 16 points, Hailey Van Lith pitched in 14, and Flau’Jae Johnson scored 10.

“They are capable,” Kim Mulkey said. “They are strong. They can take you off the dribble. They post you up. They can face you up at the post. It is just ballers. They have the ability to get in there and bang with you and make you guard them. If they do not score the ball, most of them get fouled. That is not something that we just work on. There are five kids that are talented and can do that.”

LSU will be on the road all of next week. On Sunday the Tigers will head to Auburn (2:00 P.M., ESPN) and Thursday night they’ll be in Tuscaloosa to take on Alabama (8:00 P.M., SEC Network).