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Will Wade and the No. 19 Tigers kept it rolling in Athens, escaping with an 83-79 win over Georgia. The Tigers were led by sophomore star Tremont Waters and freshman guard Ja’vonte Smart.

Key Stats

T. Waters: 20 points, 5 assists

J. Smart: 19 points, 1 rebound

N. Reid: 13 points, 6 rebounds

With the win, LSU improves to 21-4 overall and 11-1 in SEC play. The Tigers are also now a perfect 7-0 on the road in conference.

Next: LSU hosts Florida on Wednesday for a 6 p.m. tip on ESPN2.