TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama women’s basketball fell 89-51 to ranked 4/4th in LSU on Monday at the Coleman Coliseum with the help of a dominant Tigers second quarter.
Alabama (15-5, 4-3 SEC) was led by Brittany Daviswho counted her 16th consecutive play in double figures with an 11-point performance on top of seven boards and a steal. Sarah Ashlee Barker recorded nine points, four boards and a steal Loyal McQueen had eight points and two assists off the bench. jada riced added nine rebounds and two blocks to the night.
Jasmine Walker, LaDazhia Williams and Alexis Morris combined for 54 points in the game for LSU (20-0, 8-0 SEC). Walker had 20 points, seven boards and a steal while Williams had 17 points, 10 boards and two blocks and Morris had 17 points and seven assists. Angel Reese added 14 points and 10 rebounds to the win.
“First of all I’d like to really thank all the Greeks and Crimson Chaos and the community for coming out to support us tonight. (It was a) really great audience. We hope they keep coming back.
“We’ve had better nights. I just want to say thank you to everyone who came out. Hopefully we can build on that here at the track with some really good home games. So credit to LSU. I thought they shot the ball really well have and had balance throughout the score sheet we need to pick ourselves up and move forward and concentrate at midnight like we always say good and bad we back down have the tenacity and character to move forward.
- Davis scored in double digits for the 16thth– Game in a row and 18th time this season
- Rice has counted 50 blocks this season to rank seventh all-time at UA for seasonal blocks
- Rice led the team in boards with nine while Karl Wetter accelerated the team in steals
- The win sparked a triple win streak by The Tide against SEC opponents
- Alabama shot a season low of 29.2 percent from the ground up and 18.5 percent from the range
- LSU was 48.6 percent from the field and 44.4 percent from across the arc
How it happened
- A three and a knight out Aaliyah Nye quickened the tide as UA trailed 11-7 at the first media timeout (4:20).
- A layup by Barker coming out of time-out made it a one-possession game (11-9), but an 8-2 run to finish the quarter made it an eight-point game (19-11) .
- LSU opened the second verse with a 14-0 run that lasted just over four minutes (33-11).
- The Tigers would continue to build and overtake the Tide 14-7 to go into the break with a 29 lead
- Nye led the team with five points while Davis added four points and five boards
- The tide was 21.1 percent from the ground and just 11.8 percent from a distance
- LSU shot 48.6 percent at halftime and was 50.0 percent from beyond the arc
- The Tigers started the third quarter on a 9-4 run (56:22), but UA took seven of the next nine points to put it at 58:29 at 4:58
- Alabama was down 11-9 in the final minutes of the quarter as LSU took a 69-38 lead and headed into the final quarter
- UA went on a 9-2 run in the opening minutes of the fourth stanza to reduce the score to 73-47, but the Tigers finished the game on a 16-4 run
- Alabama travels to Fayetteville, Ark. to face Arkansas on Thursday
- The two teams will be voting at 6:00 p.m. CT on SEC Network
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