Tremont Waters made a season-high six 3-pointers and scored 23 of his season-best 36 points in the first 16 minutes to power No. 19 LSU to a 72-57 victory over Texas A&M on Wednesday night in College Station, Texas.
LSU (17-3, 7-0 Southeastern Conference) won its 10th consecutive game and recorded its first perfect January (7-0) since 1981, when coach Dale Brown took the Tigers to the Final Four. LSU is one of only four Power 6 teams unbeaten in conference play, joining Villanova, Washington and Tennessee.
Waters - Field - Range - LSU - Aggies
Waters shot 11 of 18 from the field and 6 of 10 from long range. LSU also dominated the Aggies on the offensive boards, holding a 21-14 edge and a 21-16 advantage in second-chance points.
Texas A&M (8-11, 1-6) got 21 points from TJ Starks and 16 points and 11 rebounds from Josh Nebo.
Markus - Howard - Points - Shooting - Golden
Markus Howard scored 32 points on 14-of-23 shooting to lead the Golden Eagles to a rout of the Bulldogs in Indianapolis.
Sam Hauser contributed 19 points, hitting 6 of 7 shots as the Golden Eagles (19-3, 8-1 Big East) won their eighth consecutive game. Sacar Anim added 14 points, and Joey Hauser had a team-high eight rebounds for Marquette, which held a 37-30 rebounding edge.
Kamar - Baldwin - Points - Butler
Kamar Baldwin scored a team-high 16 points for Butler (12-10, 3-6).
Nickeil Alexander-Walker matched his season high with 25 points as the Hokies overcame a slow start for a victory over the Hurricanes in Coral Gables, Fla.
Alexander-Walker - Field - Attempts - Hokies - Atlantic
Alexander-Walker shot 11 of 17 from the field and 3 of 7 on 3-point attempts in pacing the Hokies (17-3, 6-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) to a second straight win. Ahmed Hill had 19 points and five rebounds, and Justin Robinson scored 17 despite leaving the game with just over 18 minutes left due to an injury.
Chris Lykes sank his first three shots and ended a...
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