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LSU basketball tries to turn disappointing season around at SEC Tourney

LSU will play Friday against the winner of Vanderbilt-Tennessee. (NOLA.com) LSU will play Friday against the winner of Vanderbilt-Tennessee. (NOLA.com)
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LSU's dreams of making the NCAA Tournament will rely solely on how they produce in the SEC Tourney. Win the whole thing, and you're in. Lose, and you're in the NIT Tournament. 

Winning three straight games against SEC teams is an extremely tall order for a team that hasn't won three-in-a-row since conference play started in January. Only winning three total all season when they had to play away from the friendly confines of the PMAC. Plus they've really missed their catalyst, senior guard Keith Hornsby.

"The main thing on our agenda is to win these three games and win the SEC Tournament, but at the same time it's easier said than done. We have to go out and compete and execute is going to be main thing defensively," said New Orleans native Craig Victor II.

"I think just losing Keith (Hornsby) it kind of just changed things a lot and people had to step up, and people just have to change their role, so that wasn't easy for anybody. Especially, you know shooting guards, because you know, he played a big part, " said Ben Simmons.

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