LSU men's basketball falls to Alabama, 74-66

LSU men's basketball falls to Alabama, 74-66

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The LSU men's basketball team dropped a close conference game against the Alabama Crimson Tide, 74-66, Saturday night in the Maravich Center.

With the loss, LSU falls to 11-5 overall and 2-2 in conference play. Alabama improves to 11-6 on the season and 3-2 in the Southeastern Conference action.

LSU returns to action against Georgia Tuesday Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m. CT in the PMAC.

Tremont Waters led all scorers with 19 points. The freshman also led the floor in assists with five. Waters was one of three Tigers in double-digit scoring as Duop Reath had 12 and Aaron Epps had 14.

LSU recorded 11 steals and 24 points in the paint.