NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Michael Kidd-Gilchrest scored 19 points and
No. 1 Kentucky survived a feisty effort by heavy underdog LSU to
take a 60-51 victory Friday in the second round of the Southeastern
Terrence Jones added 15 points and 11 rebounds, including a 9-0
run by himself that gave the Wildcats (31-1) the lead for good as
they extended their winning streak to 23 games. Anthony Davis added
12 points and 14 rebounds after a slow start, and Doron Lamb scored
Storm Warren scored 14 for LSU (18-14), which came in as a
17-point underdog after beating Arkansas in Thursday's opening
round. The Tigers led by as much as five points early in the second
half before Jones' surge turned the tide.
Andre Stringer added 11 points for the Tigers.