No. 3 LSU survives against Arkansas; Reese ties record for consecutive double-doubles
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - No. 3 LSU (19-0, 7-0 SEC) won its 19th-straight game of the season, as the Tigers held off Arkansas (17-3, 4-2 SEC), 79-76, in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on Thursday, Jan. 19.
The Razorbacks did not back down against the Tigers, as they took their first lead of the game on a Makayla Daniels’ three-pointer to give them a 66-63 lead midway through the fourth quarter. Alexis Morris answered with a three-pointer of her own to tie it at 66-66. Daniels came back with another three-pointer to put Arkansas up 72-69.
Morris gave the Tigers a one-point lead (75-74) with a little more than two minutes left to play.
Angel Reese led the team with 30 points and 18 rebounds. She tied the school record for most consecutive double-doubles with 19, matching Sylvia Fowles.
The Tigers committed 17 turnovers in the win.
LSU will head to Tuscaloosa to take on Alabama on Monday, Jan. 23, at 6 p.m.
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