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LSU looks to bounce back against Charleston

Ben Simmons (Source: WAFB) Ben Simmons (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The LSU Fighting Tigers look to rebound from a tough showing at the Legends Classic in Brooklyn, NY last week. The Tigers dropped two games, 81-80 to Marquette and 83-72 in overtime to North Carolina State.

LSU (3-2) plays Charleston in the TD Arena in Charleston, SC on Monday. The Cougars (3-2) are led in scoring by Cannon Barry's 21 points per game and Cameron Johnson's 13 points per game. 

Charleston started the season with wins against South Carolina State and Navy, before losing to Davidson and Coastal Carolina. The Cougars bounced back Friday with a win over Western Carolina.

Antonio Blakeney and Ben Simmons lead the way for the Tigers. Blakeney is averaging 16.6 points per game and Simmons is right behind with 16.2 points a game and 14.4 rebounds a game.

Tipoff from TD Arena is at 6:00 p.m.

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