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Chris Bass is making strides in his first year

Very rarely are fans so impressed by a scoreless performance. Chris Bass played 26 minutes in relief of injured sophomore Bo Spencer on Wednesday against Arkansas. The true freshman point guard didn't score a single point in the Hogs' hostile environment, but he did contribute five assists and not a single turnover.

“I know my role,” Bass said. “My role is to come in and be energetic on defense, try to run the team when I get in and get everybody involved.” LSU Head Coach Trent Johnson planned on playing senior guard Garrett Temple at the point the majority of the night, but made the switch to Bass in the heat of the moment. Bass entered the game for the first time at the 16:37 mark of the first half for...

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