LSU Ends Marist's 22-Game Win Streak
LSU's tallest and smallest players proved too much for Marist. Lady Tigers center Sylvia Fowles had 19 points and 13 rebounds, and 5-foot-3 guard Erica White had 15 points to help LSU beat Marist 68-49 in the second round of the NCAA tournament Monday night, ending the Red Foxes' 22-game winning streak.
The 6-6 Fowles, playing her final game on campus, overcame double-teams all night. She also became the leading rebounder in the history of the Southeastern Conference with 1,527.
White scored all of her points in the second half on an array of perimeter shots and determined drives to the hoop to help second-seeded LSU (29-5) break open a close game. Read more
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#1 Mar 25, 2008
What a game....I think the Marist girls played a great game but just couldn't overcome the height advantage and the home court advantage LSU had over them. NICE GAME GIRLS!
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