LSU rides big game from Cam Thomas on the road in win over Missouri

LSU Men’s Basketball

LSU rides big game from Cam Thomas on the road in win over Missouri
LSU guard Cameron Thomas (24) (Source: Gus Stark/Gus Stark / LSU Athletics)

COLUMBIA, Mo. (WAFB) - The LSU men’s basketball team closed out the regular season with a road win over the Missouri Tigers 86-80. Freshman Cam Thomas poured in 29 points and scored 20 or more points for the tenth straight game.

With LSU’s win over Missouri they clinched a three seed in the Southeastern Conference Tournament in Nashville, Tn. next week and a double bye.

The Tigers (16-8, 11-6 SEC) held off the Missouri Tigers (15-8, 8-8 SEC) who did not make things easy for LSU and made it a back and forth game late in the second half.

LSU shot 51.6% from the floor and were led by Thomas 29 points who shot 69.2% from the field and was 10-for-12 from the charity stripe. Trendon Watford also added 19 points and 8 rebounds.

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