Lady Tigers fall to Miss. St., 68-59, in regular season finale

LSU Women’s Basketball

Lady Tigers fall to Miss. St., 68-59, in regular season finale
LSU point guard Khayla Pointer (3) during a game at the PMAC on February 25, 2021, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Source: MG Miller/MG Miller / LSU Athletics)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The LSU women’s basketball team led by as many as 10 points early in the third quarter but Mississippi State dominated the second half at the PMAC on Thursday, Feb. 25.

The Lady Tigers (8-12, 6-8 SEC) fell 68-59 to the Lady Bulldogs (10-7, 5-6 SEC). It was the regular season finale for LSU. The Lady Tigers were scheduled to face Vanderbilt on Sunday, Feb. 28, but the Lady Commodores opted out the remainder of the season in January.

Khayla Pointer once again led the way for LSU with 17 points, seven rebounds, four assists, and two steals. Awa Trasi, the only other Lady Tiger to score in double digits, finished with 12 points, five rebounds, and a steal.

Mississippi State was led by Aliyah Matharu with 19 points.

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