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LSU sends off seniors with win over Missouri

Source: Brett Duke, | Times-Picayune Source: Brett Duke, | Times-Picayune

LSU jumped out to a 46-24 lead in the first half against Missouri and after allowing their Tiger counterparts to mount a comeback in the second half, they held onto a 80-71 victory.

Ben Simmons had just eight shots but made six of them and scored 22 points, thanks to 10-of-11 free throw shooting. He added in 14 rebounds and 7 assists. Antonio Blakeney, Tim Quarterman and Craig Victor II also scored in double digits.

Johnny Jones' squad improves to 11-6 in the SEC, 18-12 overall. They will finish out the SEC regular season Saturday at Kentucky(12-5, tied for first in the SEC.)

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