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LSU Tigers fall to UMass in season opener

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AMHERST, MA (RNN) - LSU held only one lead - at the start of the first half - during their non-conference matchup with Massachusetts, narrowly losing to them 92-90.

The Tigers' Johnny O'Bryant III scored 23 points and 11 rebounds. Anthony Hickey had seven assists and three steals for LSU.

The Minutemen led in field goals and 3-pointers. They led by as many as 10 points in the first half and fought off the Tigers' comeback, leading 49-45 at the break.

LSU freshman Jarell Martin left the court with a limp just 33 seconds into the game but did not return.

LSU plays their first home game on Saturday, Nov. 16 against the Northwestern State Demons.

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