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Jones, LSU dropped one at Alabama (USA Today)

Despite a solid home win over Missouri in the mid-week, LSU basketball ended the week that was in SEC play with a second straight tight road loss. As a result the Tigers, 12-6 (3-3), have work to do to dig themselves out of the land of the mediocre.

The Tigers weren't able to shake free from the grips of average in the week that was on the hardwood, despite posting a relatively quality win to open the week at home. Johnny Jones' crew rode a wave of late momentum, including four straight made free throws from Anthony Hickey in the waning moments, to beat Missouri 77-71 in the PMAC Tuesday night. LSU followed that effort with another tough... Recommended Stories