No. 3 LSU survives against Arkansas; Reese ties record for consecutive double-doubles

LSU forward Angel Reese (10) reacts after defeating Arkansas in an NCAA college basketball game...
LSU forward Angel Reese (10) reacts after defeating Arkansas in an NCAA college basketball game in Baton Rouge, La., Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. LSU won 79-76.(Gerald Herbert | AP)
Published: Jan. 19, 2023 at 10:03 PM CST
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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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