LSU handles business, taking down Hawai’i in opening round of NCAA Tournament
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The LSU Tigers opened the first round of the NCAA Tournament with a convincing win over Hawai’i on Friday, March 17, in the PMAC.
The Tigers (29-2) defeated the Rainbow Wahine (18-15), 73-50. Angel Reese picked up her 29th double-double of the season, finishing with 34 points and 15 rebounds. She also added three steals and three blocks in the win.
Reese tied former Tiger Marie Ferdinand’s NCAA Tournament scoring record vs. Purdue in 2001.
LaDaziah Williams finished with seven points and Flau’jae Johnson added 10. Alexis Morris had four steals and six points.
As a team, the Tigers shot 43.5% from the floor and limited their turnovers to just seven.
The third-seeded LSU Tigers will face No. 6 Michigan on Sunday, March 19, at 6:30 p.m.
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