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December 28, 2006
No. 17 LSU rolls behind 'Big Baby' Davis
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BATON ROUGE, La. -Glen Davis scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as No. 17 LSU cruised to a 92-58 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Thursday night in the second round of the Hispanic College Fund Classic.
Davis, who went 7-of-11 from the field, got his eighth double-double of the season before leaving the court with slightly more than five minutes left in the game. He also had four assists and three steals.
Larry Cox had nine points and eight rebounds for Mississippi Valley (3-8).
It took LSU about five minutes to determine the outcome.
Going against a zone defense, the Tigers made six of their first seven field goal attempts. Three of those were 3-pointers - one each by Mason, Mitchell and Davis.
Mitchell, Lazare and Davis then scored to give LSU a 15-0 lead.
Mississippi Valley missed its first seven shots from the floor. The Delta Devils' first points came on a basket by Stanford Speech with 14:14 left in the first half.
Martin's 3-pointer put LSU ahead 27-7 with 10:17 remaining before halftime and the Tigers had a 47-21 lead at the break.
LSU coach John Brady was ejected with 12:16 remaining in the game when he received two technical fouls. Brady had complained that Davis was fouled when he went up for a shot after an offensive rebound.
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