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November 17, 2009

Tops Go Cold Late, Fall 71-60

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP)-- Bo Spencer scored a career-high 28 points and made a tie-breaking 3-pointer as LSU defeated Western Kentucky 71-60 on Tuesday night.

With the score tied at 57, Spencer knocked in a 3-pointer with 2:48 remaining in the second-round game of the Dick's Sporting Goods NIT Tipoff. Following a Hilltoppers offensive foul, Dennis Harris dunked to give the Tigers a five-point lead.

Spencer then picked off a pass and drove for a layup. After grabbing a defensive rebound, Spencer clinched the victory by sinking three foul shots. Spencer, who was 8-for-9 at the foul line, also had seven rebounds and four assists.

Storm Warren had his third straight double-double for LSU (3-0) with a career-high 20 points and 11 rebounds,

Sergio Kerusch led Western Kentucky (1-1) with 25 points. A.J. Slaughter, who scored 30 points on Monday night, shot 3-for-17 and finished with 11 points.

Editor's Note: WKU is slated to host one pod of consolation games, with the Toppers playing two games, Monday and Tuesday. Opponents and times To Be Announced.



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