LSU beats Butler in OT in Old Spice Classic - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

LSU beats Butler in OT in Old Spice Classic

LSU took third place out of eight in the Old Spice Classic after defeating Butler in overtime. LSU took third place out of eight in the Old Spice Classic after defeating Butler in overtime.

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL (RNN) - LSU was down only a point at the half but fought back in the second, beating Butler 70-68 in overtime to earn third place in the Old Spice Classic on Sunday.

The Tigers (5-2) led the Bulldogs (5-2) in field goals, making 29-of-64 compared to Butler's 22-of-65. But the Bulldogs made 75 percent of their 20 free-throws compared to LSU's 7-of-12. Butler also made 9-of-23 3-pointers, while the Tigers made only five of their 14 attempts.

Johnny O'Bryant III led LSU with 17 points and eight rebounds and made the last three points in overtime.

The Tigers took third place out of eight in the Old Spice Classic after defeating Saint Joseph's in the opening round, losing to No. 21 Memphis in the second round and then defeating Butler in the final round.

LSU gets some time off before hosting Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday, Dec. 14.

Copyright 2013 Raycom News Network. All rights reserved.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Plans moving ahead for $5.2M Greyhound Stadium renovations

    Plans moving ahead for $5.2M Greyhound Stadium renovations

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:32:30 GMT
    School district officials say the Greyhound Stadium in Ocean Springs has seen better days. (Photo Source: WLOX)School district officials say the Greyhound Stadium in Ocean Springs has seen better days. (Photo Source: WLOX)
    School district officials say the Greyhound Stadium in Ocean Springs has seen better days. (Photo Source: WLOX)School district officials say the Greyhound Stadium in Ocean Springs has seen better days. (Photo Source: WLOX)

    Plans are moving forward on a $5.2 million dollar renovation of Greyhound Stadium in Ocean Springs. 

    More >>

    Plans are moving forward on a $5.2 million dollar renovation of Greyhound Stadium in Ocean Springs. 

    More >>
  • NWS confirms 4 tornadoes touch down in South MS Saturday

    NWS confirms 4 tornadoes touch down in South MS Saturday

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:02:49 GMT

    The National Weather Service office out of New Orleans has completed damage surveys on four tornadoes that touched down in South Mississippi Saturday. 

    More >>

    The National Weather Service office out of New Orleans has completed damage surveys on four tornadoes that touched down in South Mississippi Saturday. 

    More >>
  • Rapper brings message of kindness to Coast school

    Rapper brings message of kindness to Coast school

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:49 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:49:20 GMT
    Students at Woolmarket Elementary got the chance to hear an inspirational message in a different way Thursday. (Photo source: WLOX)Students at Woolmarket Elementary got the chance to hear an inspirational message in a different way Thursday. (Photo source: WLOX)
    Students at Woolmarket Elementary got the chance to hear an inspirational message through a different way Thursday. (Photo source: WLOX)Students at Woolmarket Elementary got the chance to hear an inspirational message through a different way Thursday. (Photo source: WLOX)

    It was an inspirational message passed on to students through spoken word. Jackson-based rapper, Devin Wade grew up on the gulf coast and used to be bullied himself.

    More >>

    It was an inspirational message passed on to students through spoken word. Jackson-based rapper, Devin Wade grew up on the gulf coast and used to be bullied himself.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly