Baton Rouge, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jarell Martin scored 20 points and pulled down seven rebounds as the LSU Tigers coasted past the Texas A&M Aggies, 68-49, in a Southeastern Conference bout at Maravich Center.
Johnny O'Bryant III chipped in with 15 points and nine rebounds for LSU (17-10, 8-7 SEC), while Andre Stringer tallied 11 points off the bench. Anthony Hickey notched a team-high eight assists in the win, which was the second in three games for the Tigers.
Jordan Green was the only Texas A&M player to score double figures, netting 12 points off the bench for the Aggies (16-12, 7-8). Kourtney Roberson recorded nine points and a team-high eight rebounds in the loss, which ended a two-game win streak for A&M.
LSU shot 44.4 percent in the first half, including 3-of-9 from 3-point range, and took a 30-24 lead into the locker room at the half. Texas A&M shot just 37 percent from the floor in the frame, and made 3-of-10 from deep.
The Tigers picked it up in the second half, netting 53.8 percent of their field goal tries and 6-of-11 from distance. The Aggies fell even further behind after shooting just 24 percent from the field, and 1-of-7 from beyond the arc.
LSU outscored Texas A&M from 3-point range, 27-12, and outrebounded the Aggies, 41-31.