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NCAA Game Summary - Butler vs. LSU



(Sunday, December 1)

Final Score: LSU 70, Butler 68 (OT)

Orlando, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Johnny O'Bryant III notched 17 points to lead the LSU Tigers to a 70-68 overtime victory versus the Butler Bulldogs and claim third place in the Old Spice Classic at HP Field House.

O'Bryant III hit 8-of-14 from the field for the Tigers (5-2) and pulled down eight rebounds. Jarell Martin, Jordan Mickey, Shavon Coleman and Malik Morgan each contributed 12 points to bolster the offense.

Kameron Woods recorded a double-double for the Bulldogs (5-2) with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Kellen Dunham tallied a game-high 20 points, sinking 4-of-8 from 3-point range. Khyle Marshall and Erik Fromm netted 17 and 10 points, respectively.

The Bulldogs attempted 10 more shots from the field in the first half than their opponent and their tepid 32.4 percent shooting performance included 5- of-14 from beyond the arc. Butler also out-rebounded LSU 24-14 during the first twenty minutes to take a 27-26 scoring lead at the half.

Butler's offense improved to shoot 39.3 percent from the floor in the second half and again relied on the perimeter shot, sinking 4-of-7 from the outside. The Tigers shot a consistent 15-of-32 on field goals (46.9 percent), and Anthony Hickey hit a crucial 3-pointer with seven seconds left in regulation to tie the game at 61-61 and send it to overtime.

The decisive play in the extra session came with 10 seconds left when O'Bryant III corralled a defensive rebound and got sent to the line where he hit the first of his two free throws to put LSU up by four.

LSU got 24 points from its bench, while Butler's reserves failed to tally a single point in the contest.

12/01 18:29:10 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
Final
NYY 2
CHC 0
Final
DET 2
CLE 3
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
Final
TEX 3
SEA 2
Final
CWS 4
BOS 6
Final
HOU 4
KAN 6
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MIN 0
TOR 0
Final
ANA 5
OAK 4
Final
SDP 4
COL 2
Final
SFG 2
LOS 1
1:05pm Today
PHI
ATL
 
1:08pm Today
DET
CLE
 
1:10pm Today
MIN
TOR
 
2:05pm Today
TEX
SEA
 
3:45pm Today
SFG
LOS
 
6:40pm Tonight
SDP
COL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
MIL
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
STL
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIN
TOR
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
BOS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
KAN
 
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
Final
MIL 103
ATL 111
Final
CLE 114
BRK 85
Final
MEM 106
DAL 105
Final
OKC 112
DET 111
Final
NOP 105
HOU 100
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
Final
MIA 87
PHI 100
Final
NYK 95
TOR 92
Final
MIN 130
UTA 136
Final
BOS 102
WAS 118
Final
DEN 112
GSW 116
Final
POR 110
LAC 104
Final
SAC 99
PHO 104
Final
TAM 4
MON 5
Final
PIT 4
CLB 3
Final
ANA 4
DAL 3
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
PHI
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
9:30pm Tonight
COL
MIN
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR