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Mizzou falls at LSU 77-71

LSU has now won two in a row after defeating Vanderbilt on Saturday. LSU has now won two in a row after defeating Vanderbilt on Saturday.
The game was Mizzou's second straight road loss after losing at Vanderbilt in another close game last Thursday. The game was Mizzou's second straight road loss after losing at Vanderbilt in another close game last Thursday.

BATON ROUGE, LA (RNN) - Seven steals and nine blocks helped LSU take down Missouri 77-71 in a close game Tuesday night.

The LSU Tigers (12-5, 3-2 SEC) shot 44 percent from the paint, 32 percent from downtown and 69 percent from the free throw line. While the Missouri Tigers (14-4, 2-3) were better at the 3-point line (44 percent), they only shot 39 percent from the paint and 69 percent from the free throw line.

Jabari Brown led Mizzou with a career-high 28 points. Jordan Clarkson added 19 and Earnest Ross made 16.

Shavon Coleman led LSU with a season-high 19 points. Johnny O'Bryant III made 16 points while Jordan Mickey and Andre Stringer added 14 and 12 points, respectively.

The game was Mizzou's second straight road loss after losing at Vanderbilt in another close game last Thursday. LSU has now won two in a row after defeating Vanderbilt on Saturday.

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