WASHINGTON (AP) — Meechie Johnson hit a long 3-pointer with 25.9 seconds to go and Georgetown missed two 3s in the closing seconds and South Carolina rallied to defeat the Hoyas 74-71 in overtime on Saturday.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jaylon Tyson and De’Vion Harmon each scored 18 points, and Texas Tech held off Georgetown for a 79-65 victory on Wednesday night in the Big East-Big 12 Battle.
It was a career high in scoring for Tyson while Harmon surpassed 1,000 career points.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnny O'Neil scored 16 points, Geoff Sprouse added 15 points and American defeated Georgetown 74-70 on Wednesday for its first victory against the Hoyas since Dec. 15, 1982.
American trailed by as many as 16 points in the first half and Georgetown led 40-30 at the break.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (AP) — Keli Leaupepe scored 15 points and Justin Ahrens scored 12 on 4-for-7 shooting from 3-point range and Loyola Marymount used the second half to rip Georgetown 84-66 in a Jamaica Classic contest on Friday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Primo Spears scored 21 points to help Georgetown defeat Green Bay 92-58 on Saturday.
Spears had five assists for the Hoyas (2-0). Brandon Murray scored 19 points and added seven assists.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Don Carey and Collin Holloway became the fifth and sixth Georgetown basketball players to enter the NCAA transfer portal this spring.
The school announced the moves Friday. Kobe Clark Timothy Ighoefe, Tyler Beard and Jalin Billingsley already entered the portal, and leading scorer Aminu Mohammed opted to test the NBA draft waters.
Brandon Murray has chosen to transfer to Georgetown, a potential boost for the once-storied program coming off a 6-25 season with no victories in the Big East.
The former LSU guard picked Georgetown over Tennessee and Illinois.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Tari Eason scored 20 points and had a key block that led to his go-ahead dunk with 38 seconds left in overtime, and LSU scored the final six points to beat No. 25 Alabama 80-77 on Saturday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Tari Eason scored 18 points off the bench, leading four in double figures, and LSU rolled past Missouri 75-55 on Saturday night.
Brandon Murray scored 11 points and Darius Days added 10 for LSU (20-9, 8-8 SEC).
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Tari Eason scored 25 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead LSU to a 76-68 victory over Texas A&M on Tuesday night.
LSU (17-7, 5-6 Southeastern Conference) ended a three-game skid while Texas A&M (15-9, 4-7) pushed its losing streak to seven.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Chuck O'Bannon and TCU had a deep response to 19th-ranked LSU's pressure in a comeback performance.
O'Bannon scored 16 of his career-high 19 points after halftime, including three consecutive 3 pointers from basically the same spot, and the Horned Frogs held off the slumping Tigers 77-68 in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Brandon Murray capped a 21-point performance with a pair of clutch free throws in the final minute, and No. 19 LSU outscored Texas A&M 13-2 in the last 3:34 to beat the Aggies 70-64 on Wednesday night and snap a three-game skid.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Keon Ellis made two free throws with 5 seconds left, and Alabama survived a late comeback bid by No. 13 LSU to win 70-67 on Wednesday night and snap a three-game skid.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Jaylin Williams hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with slightly more than a minute to play, sending Arkansas over No. 12 LSU 65-58 on Saturday.
The Razorbacks (12-5, 2-3 Southeastern Conference) ended the game on a 17-2 run in the final nine minutes.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Will Wade sees no reason to put leading scorer Tari Eason in the starting lineup.
At least, not until the Tigers stop winning.
Eason capped a 24-point, 12-rebound performance with a pivotal dunk in transition with 1:21 left, and No.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — No. 21 LSU was on the brink of blowing a nine-point lead to 16th-ranked Kentucky in the final 2:25 when the Wildcats suddenly and stunningly flinched.
Tari Eason capped his 13-point performance with a dunk following Kentucky guard Davion Mintz's turnover in a one-point game with 13 seconds left, and the Tigers held off the Wildcats 65-50 on Tuesday night.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — No. 17 LSU’s perfect start had been fueled by its defense.
The Tigers’ offense took center stage Wednesday night in their 95-60 romp over Lipscomb.
LSU (12-0) shot 53% from the field, its highest mark in a month.
ATLANTA (AP) — Tari Eason didn't panic when No. 25 Louisiana State trailed throughout the first half against Georgia Tech on Saturday night.
Eason knows the Tigers are at their best after halftime.
DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Efton Reid scored 14 points and sparked a big first-half run and LSU breezed to a 75-61 victory over Wake Forest in Saturday's championship game of the Emerald Coast Classic.
Wake Forest led 11-6 after a 3-pointer by Khadim Sy with 12:18 left in the first half, but Reid slammed home a dunk that seemed to spark the Tigers (7-0).
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Tari Eason and Brandon Murray both scored 15 points and LSU breezed to an 83-53 victory over Belmont on Monday night.
Eason sank 7 of 11 shots from the floor and grabbed seven rebounds for the Tigers (5-0), who have held all five opponents under 60 points this season.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Darius Days scored 26 points and LSU pulled away in the second half to win its third straight, knocking off Liberty 74-58 on Monday night.
Liberty led for the final 7:22 of the first half and held a 26-25 lead at intermission.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Darius Days and Tari Eason each scored 17 points and LSU pulled away in the second half to beat Texas State 84-59 on Friday night.
Texas State (1-1) built a 37-32 halftime lead and led 41-40 with about 15 minutes to play.