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LSU edges South Carolina 71-68

COLUMBIA, SC (RNN) - Jarell Martin came off the bench to score a team-high 18 points for LSU and lead them to a 71-68 win over South Carolina.

The Tigers (10-4) led by as much as 14 with less than six minutes to play. Although the Gamecocks (7-8) threatened, they never took a lead.

Johnny O'Bryant and Jordan Mackey each scored 13 points for LSU.

Sindarius Thornwell led all scorers with 25 points for South Carolina, and Tyrone Johnson had 15 off the bench. Brenton Williams added 11.

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