LSU 71, Texas Tech 69: Anthony Hickey scored 16 points and was one of four players in double figures for the visiting Tigers, who held off the Red Raiders.Hickey was helped by Shavon Coleman, who tallied 13, and Johnny O'Bryant III and Andre Stringer, who racked up 12 points each. Hickey was 6-for-8 from the field and 4-for-4 from 3-point range for LSU (7-2).Jaye Crockett led Texas Tech (7-4) with 18 points, and Robert Turner chipped in 14. The Red Raiders shot just 36.4 percent from the floor, but were helped by 31-of-39 free throws.Texas Tech scored seven straight to cut a nine-point LSU lead to 71-69 with 1:41 to go. The Red Raiders had multiple opportunities to tie, but Jordan Mickey blocked Turner's first attempt and a 3-pointer at the buzzer was too strong.The Tigers led 29-18 midway through the first half, but the Red Raiders rallied with an 8-0 run and eventually tied the game at 37 on a Crockett layup. LSU did take a 44-39 lead to the locker room, with Stringer's 12 leading the way.GAME NOTEBOOK: The victory is LSU's first true road win of the year. … Texas Tech never led in the contest. … The Red Raiders are now 0-2 against SEC opponents.
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