BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Angel Reese had 29 points and 15 rebounds and No. 15 LSU had 100-plus points in their fourth straight game, beating Houston Christian 101-47 on Wednesday.
LSU (4-0) set a program record for most consecutive games, surpassing the century mark with four, breaking the previous record set in the 1995 season. According to an LSU release, the Tigers started with 343 total points, most in the first three games by a women’s basketball team in the last 20 years.
LSU led 71-37 early in the fourth quarter and used a 24-2 run to build a 55-point lead. Newcomer Alisa Williams, entering with three minutes to go, snatched a loose ball and potted an off-balance shot in traffic with 19.9 seconds left to go for 101 points about the Tigers’ final ball possession in the game.
It was the first time this season that LSU didn’t have a winning margin of over 70 points.
All five LSU starters achieved double-digit scores. Jasmine Carson scored 13 points and LaDazhia Williams, Alexis Morris and Flaujae Johnson added 12 each.
LSU led only 22-20 after the first quarter but started the second with 24 points unanswered to take control.
Julija Vujakovic led Houston Christian (1-2) with 18 points and four 3-pointers. The Huskies shot 24.1% and turned 24 times, resulting in 33 LSU points.
LSU plays Northwestern State on Sunday followed by six more games before taking on their first power-five team of the season against Oregon State on Dec. 18.
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