BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The LSU men’s basketball team had another exciting week, beating Mississippi State 92-88 on the road in overtime and Auburn 83-78 at home in the PMAC.
The Tigers were led by guard Tremont Waters and forward Naz Reid and the SEC took notice.
Waters has been named this week’s SEC Player of the Week and Reid earned Freshman of the Week honors.
Waters averaged 22.5 points, 7.5 assists, five steals and 3.5 rebounds in wins at Mississippi State and against Auburn.
Reid averaged 21 points and 10 rebounds at Mississippi State and against Auburn. He equaled his career high with 29 points against the Bulldogs.
The Tigers (19-4, 9-1) have won 12 of their last 13 games and face their biggest SEC challenge Tuesday against Kentucky (20-3, 9-1) in Lexington.