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LSU's Raigyne Moncrief
Photo by:Steve Franz, LSU Athletics Staff Photographer
LSU Women's Basketball Report - Feb. 11
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Published: February 11, 2014, 08:40 PM (CT)
by Matt Dunaway, Associate SID

Overall Record: 18-6
SEC Record: 7-4
SEC Standings: Tied for 4th
AP Top 25 Ranking: No. 19
USA Today Coaches Top 25 Ranking: No. 17
RPI Ranking: No. 5

Last Week
Feb. 6 – Missouri [W, 75-58]
Feb. 9 – at No. 19 Texas A&M [L, 72-67]

This Week
Feb. 16 – No. 5 South Carolina [2:30 p.m.; TV: ESPN2; Radio: Talk 107.3 FM, www.LSUsports.net/live]

Nominee for SEC Player & Freshman of the Week

Raigyne Moncrief, G, 5-10, Fr., Fort Lauderdale, Florida 
Moncrief secured 15.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.0 steals per game. She knocked down 50.0 percent of her shots and scored 22 of her 30 points during the second half. The freshman guard grabbed a career-high tying nine rebounds at No. 19 Texas A&M. Moncrief has registered double figures in four straight games and five of her last six outings. On the defensive end, she moved up to fifth place and the SEC’s top spot among freshmen in the steals per game category.   

Weekly Totals

FG-FGA
FG%
3PG-3PA
3P%
FT-FTA
FT%
PTS
REB
AST
BLK
STL
11-22
.500
0-2
.000
8-10
.800
30
12
1
0
8

Notes on the Tigers
During last week’s action, No. 16 LSU knocked off Missouri before falling to No. 19 Texas A&M. The Lady Tigers have five games remaining in the regular season and have tallied an 18-6 record along with a 7-4 mark in SEC play. LSU is tied for fourth place with Florida in the SEC standings. Four of the five team’s losses have come versus Top 25 opponents. Theresa Plaisance turned in 16.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game last week. She has registered double figures in 14 consecutive games. Her 32 points on the week enabled her to move up to 25th place on LSU’s all-time list. Raigyne Moncrief added 15.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.0 steals per game. She drained 50 percent of her field attempts and notched 22 of her 30 points during the second half. Moncrief has tallied four straight games of 15-plus points. On the defensive end, she has garnered 16 steals over her last five games and moved into fifth place on the SEC list. Danielle Ballard came away with 15.0 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists. She racked up 22 points at Texas A&M, her third performance of 20-plus points during a SEC road game. Jeanne Kenney tacked on 12.5 points per game with five of her seven baskets coming from three-point territory. The senior guard has made 116 career triples. Off the bench, Sheila Boykin and DaShawn Harden were LSU’s top performers. Harden tallied 10 of the team’s 19 points, while Boykin garnered four points and three rebounds at No. 19 Texas A&M. After a midweek bye, LSU will play host to SEC frontrunner and No. 5 South Carolina for its Play4Kay event [Sunday – 2:30 p.m. on ESPN2].

 

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