BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Tremont Waters made a shot in the lane with 19 seconds
remaining in the game to give LSU a 64-63 Southeastern Conference victory
against Missouri on Saturday.
Waters pulled LSU (15-11, 6-8) within one point on a short jumper with 1:08
left to play. LSU got a stop when Aaron Epps rebounded a missed jumper by Jontay
Porter with 40 seconds remaining. Waters then made his game-winning shot.
Missouri (18-9, 8-6) had two opportunities to retake the lead in the final
seconds. With five seconds remaining, Daryl Edwards drew a charging foul from
However, LSU's Edwards made a poor inbounds pass and Robertson retrieved the
loose ball. Robertson missed a short jumper with one second to play, and a tip
by Cullen Vanleer at the buzzer hit the underside of the basket.
Waters was the leading scorer for LSU with 21 points. Waters scored LSU's final
six points. Epps had 12 points and nine rebounds and Skylar Mays added 10
Jordan Barnett was the top scorer for Missouri with 18 points. Robertson
finished with 14 points _ four below his season average.
Missouri: Missouri missed a great chance to pick up a third straight road
victory to bolster its NCAA tournament body of work.
LSU: LSU continued to be a tough team for SEC road teams as it won its fourth
game in a row.
Missouri will return home to play Ole Miss on Tuesday.
LSU will play Vanderbilt in a second straight home game Tuesday.
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