Setonhall 67
Lsu 72
Date of game: 11/29/2012

Recap: LSU vs. Seton Hall

Baton Rouge, LA (Sports Network) - Shavon Coleman scored a game-high 18 points as the LSU Tigers overcame a 16-point second-half deficit to claim 72-67 victory over the Seton Hall Pirates as part of the Big East/SEC Challenge at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Johnny O'Bryant III contributed a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds for LSU (5-0), which is off to its best start since the 2008-09 season. Anthony Hickey and Andre Stringer scored 10 points each, while Charles Carmouche tallied eight points, seven assists, and four steals. Hickey swiped a game-high total of six steals as well.

The Pirates (5-2) were led by Brandon Mobley, who came off the bench to go 6- of-13 from the field for 17 points. Eugene Teague chipped in 14 points while Aaron Cosby and Brian Oliver netted 13 points each. Oliver also pulled down a team-high seven rebounds.

The Tigers were unable to get into a rhythm on the offensive end early on and finished the first half with a 32.4 field goal percentage. Seton Hall shot 46.4 percent from the floor and made all five of its attempts at the charity stripe to take a 35-27 lead into the intermission.

The Pirates opened up the second half on an 11-3 run to go ahead 46-30 with just over 17 minutes remaining. LSU responded with a 22-6 run to even the score at 52. Seton Hall answered with five straight points courtesy of a three-pointer by Oliver and a put-back by Fuquan Edwin, but LSU came right back with an 11-1 run. Coleman knocked down a shot to give the Tigers a 65-64 lead in the closing minutes. The Pirates were unable to answer back as they turned the ball over on four straight possessions.

Seton Hall's starting five combined to make 24 turnovers. The Tigers scored 26 points off of turnovers and received 36 points off their bench in the contest.

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