Recap: LSU vs. Vanderbilt
Baton Rouge, LA (Sports Network) - Anthony Hickey recorded a team-high 14 points as the LSU Tigers held on to defeat the Vanderbilt Commodores, 57-56, in SEC action at the Maravich Center.
Hickey made good on 4-of-8 beyond the arc to go with seven boards and five assists in the Tigers' (13-7, 4-5 SEC) victory. Johnny O'Bryant III chipped in 10 points and five boards as LSU won its third straight.
For the Commodores (8-13, 2-7), Rod Odom scored a game-high 20 points to go with five boards. Dai-Jon Parker was one rebound shy of a double-double with 11 points as Vanderbilt fell for a fourth straight game.
LSU made 6-of-13 from beyond the arc while holding the visitors to a only 1- of-6 from long range, en route to a 31-18 advantage at the break. Vanderbilt had just four total field goals in the first half.
Vanderbilt held LSU to a mere 7-of-22 from the floor in the second half and outscored LSU 38-26, but it was not enough to overcome the 13-point deficit at the beginning of the half.
Vanderbilt was held to 31.5 percent from the floor including a mere 8-of-27 from long-range on the night.Game Notes