BATON ROUGE, La. – Raigyne Moncrief scored 22 points on Tuesday and shot 72.7 percent from the floor to lead No. 13 LSU in an 83-66 victory over Indiana State.
Moncrief grabbed nine rebounds and finished with six assists and five steals. She was named the SEC Freshman of the Week on Monday after averaging 20 points in the last two games, with 11 steals. Jeanne Kenney ended the matchup with a career-high 11 rebounds.
The Lady Tigers (7-1) shot 12.5 percent from behind the arc (1 of 8) but outscored Indiana State 54-24 in the paint. With 9:37 left to play in the first half, 16 of LSU's 20 points had come from layups.
Indiana State outscored the Lady Tigers in the second half (41-38), but could not erase the 20-point deficit that had built up before the break. Anna Munn led the Sycamores (3-2) with a game-high 24 points.