Aifuwa leads LSU past Vandy

LSU Women’s Basketball (19-8, 9-6 SEC)

Aifuwa leads LSU past Vandy
LSU center Faustine Aifuwa (No. 24) (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The LSU women’s basketball team rallied at the end of the game to beat Vanderbilt in the PMAC on Thursday, Feb. 27.

The Lady Tigers (19-8, 9-6 SEC) used a 7-0 run in the last 2:00 to pull out the 61-55 win over the Commodores (13-15, 3-12 SEC).

Center Faustine Aifuwa led the way for LSU with 18 points and eight rebounds. Aifuwa scored her 700th point as a Lady Tiger during the contest.

Khayla Pointer added 12 points and seven assists. Awa Trasi chipped in 10 points and five boards.

Vandy led 44-38 to start the fourth quarter but LSU was able to fight back and pull within a point (55-54) with 2:22 left. The Commodores then went ice cold and didn’t score the rest of the way. The Lady Tigers, on the other hand, hit a three-pointer, a jumper, and a couple of free throws to secure the victory.

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