Latear Eason and Taylor Turnbow had 12 points each to lead five players in double figures and LSU (No. 9 ESPN/USA Today, No. 5 AP) routed Houston Baptist 93-31 on Tuesday night in the first round of the inaugural Sue Gunter Classic.
Arminitie Price scored 18 points, including two clutch run-killing baskets late, and Mississippi won its second straight game against a ranked team with a 77-74 victory over LSU (No. 6 ESPN/USA Today, No. 5 AP) on Thursday night.
What a difference a day makes. The Duke women are No. 4 in the ESPN/USA Today coaches' poll after losing to then-No. 6 North Carolina on Monday night. The Blue Devils remain No. 1 in the AP poll, which came out before Monday's game.